Our Chief Executive

Christopher McGowan, Chief Executive SA HealthChris has over 25 years of experience in Human Service Management including Disabilities Services, Aged Community, Acute Hospital (public and Private) and Mental Health but particularly in Primary Health Care.

Chris was Director of Primary Health Care for the South Australian Government. He was Chief Executive Officer of Noarlunga Health Services which incorporates a private hospital, public hospital, mental health service, emergency department and an extensive primary health program incorporating five primary health care centres.

Before moving to Silver Chain in Western Australia (2007) he was the Executive Director of Population and Primary Health Care for the Southern Adelaide Health Service.

Chris’s professional passion is the quest of a highly efficient and integrated health system.


Mr Christopher McGowan
Telephone: (08) 8226 0795
Email: HealthCE@sa.gov.au