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Prof Malcolm Thatcher

Chief Technology Officer


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

Prof Thatcher leads the Technology Services Division, responsible for the operation of high quality, trusted, reliable and secure national digital health infrastructure and health support systems. The Division also provides internal IT services and support to Agency staff.

Prof 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.

Prof 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.