Mazars Partner recipient of 2022 Australia Day honours

Mazars Partner, Mark Sheridan awarded Medal of Order of Australia for his ongoing service to community health.

Mazars Partner, Mark Sheridan, was among 1040 Australians recognised at this year’s Australia Day honours for making a positive contribution to the nation.  Mark received notification of the Medal of Order of Australia award from the Governor-General, the Honourable David Hurley, for his ongoing service to community health. 

Throughout his career Mark has always maintained a strong passion and commitment for improved outcomes for society. Mark has served as a Board Member of the Queensland Eye Institute (QEI) since 2003 and is the current Chair of the Queensland Eye Institute following his appointment in 2011. In addition, he chairs the South Bank Medical Group Board, which runs South Bank Day Hospital and the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy. He has previously held roles with a number of other Not for Profit organisations. Mark’s contribution to the health community has been as part of the team developing QEI as one of Queensland’s largest independent medical research institutes with a focus on research, education and clinical care. The group currently serves over 26,000 patients (and nearly 9,000 hospital admissions) each year, while also conducting research programmes locally, and in co-operation with other national and international research bodies. 

Mark has been a Partner of Mazars (formerly Hanrick Curran) since 2000 and served as the Managing Partner in the Brisbane office between 2012-2018. 

John Kotzur, Managing Partner of Mazars Brisbane comments, “Mark has helped build the firm to where is it today and we are incredibly proud of his accomplishments. His stewardship for his clients, our people and the society at large is truly admirable. He is a strong role model for our people demonstrating how to live the firm’s core values and the contribution you can make during your life at Mazars. Congratulations on your honourable award, it is well deserved.” 

The Australian Honours and Awards system recognises the outstanding service and contributions of Australians. Recipients come from right across the country and from all walks of life. The Honours and Awards system gives the nation a chance to celebrate and acknowledge those who work tirelessly to improve local communities and to make Australia a better place. 

View the full 2022 Australia Day Honours List on the Governor-General’s website


Published: 08 February 2022: