Vicki McDonald is a key player in the transformation of the library sector in Queensland. As State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of State Library of Queensland she understands the need for a strong, relevant and innovative library service.

Her national and international experience led to her appointment as State Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of State Library of Queensland in 2016.

Vicki has also held leadership roles at State Library of New South Wales and Queensland University of Technology. Her career includes roles at public, academic and state libraries.

Vicki is a Past President of the Australian Library Information Association. She is also very active in the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and has held a number of positions, including Chair of the Academic and Research Libraries Standing Committee, Professional Committee Chair, a member of the Governing Board 2017-2021. In 2022, she will be Chair of National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA).