Dr Brent Richards

Medical Director of Innovation and Director of Critical Care Research at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, and Associate Professor at Griffith and Bond Universities

Associate Professor Brent Richards is Medical Director of Innovation and Director of Critical Care Research at Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, and Associate Professor at Griffith and Bond Universities. He was previously also director of ICU for 15 years, executive director of Surgery, and chair of the state Intensive Care network. 

Realising the opportunities and responsibilities in the big data sets being created in Healthcare, alongside the rapidly growing capability in AI, Brent is working on ways to expand, understand and interrogate these data sets for clinical understanding, business KPIs and research opportunities, and translating this to patient outcomes. He has co-founded IntelliHQ, a not-for-profit organisation bringing together start-ups, industry partners, researchers and educators to work collaboratively to unlock the potential that AI can bring to Healthcare, improving value-based care and system productivity.

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