Dr Doug McTaggart brings strong leadership to QIMR Berghofer, having held various senior positions in the private and public sectors.
He is currently the Chairman of the Public Service Commission, a member of the Public Sector Renewal Board, a Director of the Suncorp Group Limited and UGL Limited and a member of the Council of the Australian National University.
Dr McTaggart has broad experience in financial markets and funds management. He was Chief Executive of QIC Limited for 14 years until his retirement in June 2012 and is a former Chairman of Galibier Partners Pty Ltd. Prior to joining QIC, he was the Under Treasurer and Under Secretary of the Queensland Department of Treasury.
Dr McTaggart has also held roles including Professor of Economics and Associate Dean at Bond University, and Under Treasurer of the Queensland Department of Treasury. He has been a member of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Reform Council, a Councillor on the National Competition Council (NCC), and Chairman of the Economic Society of Australia.