Susan Alberti AC

Susan Alberti AC is one of Australia’s pre-eminent philanthropists, having donated millions of dollars to medical research and other charitable causes over her successful business career.  Susan developed a passion for medical research when her only child, Danielle, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in the 1980s.  Susan is relentless and continues her commitment to raise funds for better prevention, treatment and to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.  This has subsequently led her to focus on medical research more broadly.  Susan serves on several Boards and Committees including; Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Chair, Victoria University Foundation, Chair, Australia Day Committee (Victoria).


– Graduate of Doctor of Laws honoris causa of Monash University – 2006.
– Graduate of Doctor honoris causa of Victoria University – 2016.

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