CEO and Director Dr Jim Thompson

Dr Jim ThompsonUpdated December 2018

Queensland Museum Network has appointed scientist and leading biosecurity expert Dr Jim Thompson as its Chief Executive Officer, effective 13 December 2018.

Dr Thompson comes to Queensland Museum from Biosecurity Queensland where he was the Chief Biosecurity Officer since 2011. Dr Thompson has demonstrated his strong commitment to effective, customer-focused delivery in his previous biosecurity role.

Dr Thompson has an extensive and distinguished career and has performed a range of leadership roles throughout Australia in areas such as research, policy and the public sector. He has a PhD in Wildlife Management, a Master of Resource Science and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Zoology/Animal Biology.