David Mackie was appointed to the role of Director-General, Department of Justice and Attorney-General (DJAG) in 2015, after holding the role of Deputy Director-General. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Economics and Public Policy.
David has nearly 30 years of experience in the Queensland public sector. He has worked in executive and senior management positions responsible for the delivery of front-line services and corporate support services. His significant experience includes senior positions within the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland; the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian; and the Commission of Inquiry into the implementation of the Queensland Health Payroll System.
David currently sits as a non-judicial council member on the National Judicial College of Australia and is the Director-General Champion of the Queensland chapter of the National Regulators Community of Practice.
David is also the Queensland Government Champion for Mossman Gorge.