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His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC

Our Patron

His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC, Governor of Queensland is the patron of QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.

His Excellency was Chairman of the Council of QIMR Berghofer from June 2013 until his appointment as Governor.

Governor de Jersey was called to the Bar in 1971 and appointed to Her Majesty’s Counsel in 1981. A Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland, His Excellency was appointed Chief Justice of Queensland in 1998.

As a proud and dedicated Queenslander, His Excellency said that one of his essential goals as Governor is to “uphold and promote the advancement of our great State”.

A strong supporter of local not-for-profit organisations, His Excellency acts as patron for a number of organisations.

Read more on the Governor’s website.