Adrian Carson is a Cobble Cobble man from Queensland’s Western Downs Region who was born and spent majority of his life on Turrbal and Jagera country in Brisbane. Adrian has almost thirty years’ experience in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector. He is currently the CEO of the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) Ltd in South East Queensland (SEQ), and has held this role for over 10 years. Adrian is a former CEO of Queensland Aboriginal & Islander Health Council (QAIHC), Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) Brisbane Ltd – Queensland’s first Community Controlled Health Service – and is a founder member of the Galangoor Duwalami Health Service within Queensland’s Fraser Coast Region.
Adrian holds a Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management from Griffith University and is completing a Master of Business Administration from the University of Queensland.
In picture with Aunty Lynette Shipway