Shanthini is the CEO of the St Vincent’s Curran Foundation which is the fundraising organisation for St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney and St Vincent’s Private Hospitals in Sydney and Griffith. Shanthini is responsible for leading the fundraising efforts of the Foundation to support the vision and mission of St Vincent’s Hospitals to deliver excellent and innovative patient care, lead clinical research and support workforce education initiatives.
The St Vincent’s Curran Foundation raises more than $30 million a year through donations and corporate support to enable St Vincent’s to undertake initiatives which are not government funded but ensure better outcomes for St Vincent’s patients.
Shanthini has more than 15 years leadership, marketing and fundraising experience gained in iconic Australian institutions. Her previous roles include Assistant Director of the National Gallery of Australia, Head of Fundraising at Taronga & Western Plains Zoos, and Director of Development and Marketing at the Sydney Opera House. Shanthini has a Masters of Management (ANU) and Bachelor of Business Communications (QUT). She also keeps her connection to the arts through her role as a Board Member of the Sydney International Piano Competition.