Ian Hosegood is the Qantas Group Chief Health Officer, responsible for passenger and employee health across the Group Airlines and other businesses. Ian has over 25 years experience in Aviation and Occupational Medicine and Health Systems Management including both Military and Commercial Aviation Medicine as well as Aeromedical Retrieval Services. Ian's previous roles include Principal Medical Officer at the Civil Aviation Authority (CASA), Executive management positions in the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Emirates Airlines and Chief Instructor at the ADF's Institute of Aviation Medicine. He served in the ADF for 12 years and was deployed overseas to several locations including a secondment to the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM) conducting monitoring and verification of Iraq's chemical and biological weapons program. He is a Board member for the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM) and the Australasian Medical Review Officer Association (AMROA) and is the current Chair of the IATA Medical Advisory Group (MAG). He is also immediate Past President of the International Airline Medicine Association (IAMA). 

Ian and Qantas greatly value the collaborative relationship with QAEHS as the combination of academic expertise with leading industry practice has generated highly pragmatic research to be conducted in an agile way that has allowed the findings of that research to be utilised by industry and government to improve public health and environmental outcomes.