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

Our Leadership

Cleveland Fagan

Chief Executive Officer

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.

Dr Kelly Dingli

Acting/General Manager - Policy & Research

Kelly is an experienced mixed-methods researcher with expertise and a special interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, injury prevention (intentional; non-intentional), mortality data, and health information. Kelly has a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) from QUT, a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours) from the University of Sunshine Coast and a Doctor of Philosophy from QUT.

Kelly has a strong understanding of health systems and clinical governance as well as the intersect between agencies across the social determinants of health. Kelly has been involved in a range of government, non-government and academic activities focussed on translational research and consideration of policy contexts and cultural safety.

Glen Peters

General Manager - Corporate Services

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.