Dr Douglas McTaggart
BEcon (Hons), MA, PhD, DUniv, FAICD, SFFin
Dr Douglas McTaggart has been a director of the Group since April 2012. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Customer and People and Remuneration Committees. He also chairs AA Insurance Limited (a Suncorp joint venture with the New Zealand Automobile Association) and is a director of Suncorp’s New Zealand licensed entities. He brings to Suncorp great insight around regulator and government engagement, the economic landscape, organisational efficiency and financial management.
Dr McTaggart has an extensive background in financial markets and has deep academic and commercial experience. He is well-versed in operating in a rapidly changing regulatory environment and engaging effectively with regulators and government stakeholders. Dr McTaggart is a former CEO of QIC, Under Treasurer of the Queensland Department of Treasury, and director of UGL Limited.
He is currently Chairman of listed company Spark Infrastructure RE Limited and SunCentral Maroochydore Pty Ltd. He serves on the Australian National University Council and the Expert Advisory Panel, Indigenous Home Ownership Capital Funding.