Ian Maynard was appointed Director-General of the Department of Health in September 2013.
Previously, he was Commission Chief Executive of the Public Service Commission.
Ian has held senior executive positions in diverse industries across both private and public sectors in Australia and New Zealand, and has significant experience in the areas of change management and business improvement initiatives.
His previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of Queensland Urban Utilities, Chief Operating Officer for the Brisbane City Council, Senior Risk Management and Strategic Procurement roles with Fonterra Limited, the world's leading exporter of dairy products, and Fletcher Challenge Limited, in New Zealand.
Ian has a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) from the University of Queensland, and has undertaken the INSEAD Advanced Management Programme (France). Ian also holds directorships on the Boards of Hope Centre Services Pty Ltd and Scripture Union Queensland Pty Ltd.