Professor Keith McNeil has spent the last 42 years in the public health system both here in Australia (Queensland) and overseas in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.
He has held senior clinical specialist and leadership roles in heart and lung transplantation and pulmonary vascular disease, and latterly moved into the corporate arena as a hospital Chief Executive, health service CEO, and senior Health Department officer.
His more recent appointments include CEO of Metro North Hospital and Health Service, CEO of Cambridge University (Addenbrookes) Hospitals, National Head of IT and Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) for the NHS, and Deputy Director General, CCIO and Chief Medical Officer for Queensland Health. He is currently the Commissioner of the Commission on Excellence and Innovation in Health for the South Australian government.
Professor McNeil brings a broad and deep experience across healthcare and is passionate about leveraging the digital agenda to transform patient outcomes and embed sustainability in the Australian healthcare system. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Queensland and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Member of the Royal Society of Medicine and Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health.