Biography of Professor Suzanne Miller

Suzanne Miller CEOProfessor Suzanne Miller holds the joint appointments of Queensland Chief Scientist and CEO and Director of the Queensland Museum Network. In November 2016, Suzanne was named as Queensland Chief Scientist, responsible for the strategic oversight of science and research in the state. This role complements her position at Queensland Museum, which she commenced in July 2013, following six years as Director of the South Australian Museum.

Prior to these appointments, the Edinburgh native spent 12 years with National Museums Scotland, latterly as Keeper of Natural Sciences. Suzanne has previously held positions as Research Fellow at the Universities of Lancaster and Oxford, Lecturer in Earth Sciences at the University of Aberdeen and the Open University and as Geologist with the British Antarctic Survey. Professor Miller received her PhD from Imperial College and an Honorary Doctorate from Griffith University.

Professor Miller is a Fellow of the Geological Society of London, Fellow of the Mineralogical Society, Fellow of the Royal Society of South Australia, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Fellow of the Geological Society of Australia, and Fellow of the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences. Suzanne is an Honorary Professor at The University of Queensland, Deputy Chair and the Australian Representative on the Board of Scientific Collections International (an OECD Global Science Forum initiative), Chair of the Council of Australasian Museum Directors, and a member of the National Cultural Heritage Committee and the Queensland Advisory Committee for the Commemoration of the Anzac centenary.