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Dr Malcolm Thatcher

Chief Technology Officer


Dr Malcolm Thatcher is the Chief Technology Officer at the Australian Digital Health Agency, a role he commenced in February 2021.

Dr Thatcher is responsible for managing the Agency's end-to-end system operations including cyber security, core systems testing services and operational events. He leads the development and operation of the security, privacy, fraud and compliance risk services.

Dr Thatcher completed his doctoral degree (PhD) at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) with a focus on digital health risk and governance. He also holds an Honours Degree in Computer Science from the University of Queensland, a Masters’ Degree in Applied Computer Science from QUT and has completed a certificate course in Leadership Strategies in Information Technology with Harvard University.

Dr Thatcher is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.