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Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council

Our Leadership

Glen Peters

Acting Chief Executive Officer

Glen commenced a career in the financial sector as a public practice tax accountant. After five years in the public practice accounting sector and having progressed to a senior accounting role, he transitioned to the commercial sector commencing within the construction industry.

Glen has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Southern Queensland, a Masters of Accounting from the Queensland University of Technology, and is a CPA qualified accountant. In addition, he is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a registered BAS Agent.  Glen was appointed as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) in December 2014 before later becoming the General Manager, Corporate Services. He was previously General Manager, Corporate Services and the QAIHC CFO.

Angela Young (Kullilli/Koa)

General Manager - Policy & Research

Angela commenced her career in Canberra as a Government Lawyer with the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations. Over the last 13 years she has worked in various roles in the Australian Government. For the past 8 years Angela has been in leadership and senior management roles in Queensland; predominantly engaged in the delivery of Indigenous Affairs programmes; most recently for the Indigenous Affairs Group in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Angela brings with her significant experience in policy and programme development, stakeholder management and Indigenous leadership in Government. She is passionate about creating and leading teams to achieve positive and sustainable change and has a keen interest in working with key stakeholders to develop innovative and responsive, community-led solutions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Angela has a Bachelor of Laws from James Cook University and was appointed as the General Manager of Policy & Research in June 2017.

Bevan Ah Kee (Kuku Yalanji/Yidinji/Waanyi)

General Manager – Sector Development

Bevan has worked in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Sector for the past 25 years in the areas of welfare, law, justice and health. He has worked in front-line service delivery positions and has had roles in administration, finance, policy, community engagement and leadership. Bevan was the CEO of Mamu Health Service in Innisfail before returning to QAIHC.

Bevan and his family have a long history in Aboriginal affairs and he is a strong supporter and advocate for social justice. Having played sport for most of his life, he sees sport as one path (amongst others) to be able to achieve better life outcomes for his people. Bevan is a member of a number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations across health, native title, housing, sport and recreation.

Nicole Briggs

Acting General Manager - Corporate Services

Nicole developed her career via Learning and Development and Training Organisations, and is passionate about supporting organisations through their people. With a broad experience encompassing compliance and operations as well as Human Resources, she is able to drive the development and implementation of efficient operational processes and quality systems, whilst maintaining focus on workforce requirements. 

Nicole has a Bachelor of Science in Australian Environmental Studies from Griffith University, a Diploma of Human Resources Management and a Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, and is a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.

Nicole joined QAIHC in 2018 as the Senior Human Resources Officer, and later moved to the position of Manager, Human Resources.