Steven Peuschel


Steven Peuschel OAM

Executive Director

Steve’s professional career represents over 20 years’ of experience identifying and coordinating innovative change and education for patients and physicians to improve global lung health outcomes.

Through his personal experiences and passion, Steve has dedicated much of his life to the health sector, helping to raise awareness and understanding of chronic diseases, promoting new developments in medical technology and personally driving fundraising activities for as many charitable organisations as possible. Steve has successfully mobilized financial support for significant healthcare initiatives including; the development of the DCD Clinical Lung Transplant Service and the funding models for the Paediatric Lung Transplant Program at Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital.

Steve is an experienced executive in his own right, having worked as executive officer for numerous companies in related health industries. He brings extensive management, leadership and strategic experience from the founding and operation of commercial enterprises, which he excels at through his strong professional relationships with key stakeholders across health, corporate, government and consumer spaces.

Managing Director Chapter 5 Consulting Pty Ltd


Medal of the Order of Australia 2012

The Order of Australia is the principal and most prestigious means of recognising outstanding members of the community at a national level and nominations are encouraged from all members of the Australian public.

Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow 2006

The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.


Founder Lilly Foundation

Deputy Chair Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre (CUAC)

CEO (former) Leadership Plus

Development Manager Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation

Advisory Committee Member Victorian Medicines Advisory Committee (VMAC)

Advisory Committee Member Victorian Hospital Acquired Infection Surveillance System (VICNISS)

Keynote Speaker Royal Children’s Hospital Neonatal Unit Royal Gala Ball 2006

Commonwealth Games Baton Relay 2006

Keynote Speaker Rotary International District Conference of 2004

Founder St Helena Tennis Centre, Melbourne