David Hansen is CEO of the Australian e-Health Research Centre, a joint venture between the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Queensland Health and CSIRO’s national digital health research program. David leads a research program of over 100 scientists and engineers developing information and communication technologies to improve the safety, quality and efficiency of healthcare. The e-Health research program tackles the challenges of the healthcare system across Data, Diagnosis and Services.

David is also the Chair of the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA).

David is passionate about the role of information and communication technologies in health care and the role of Digital Health professionals in developing a safe, high quality efficient and sustainable healthcare system in Australia.