Alan Young

  • Former SAHMRI Board Deputy Chair
Alan Young

Alan Young co-authored the Shine & Young Report with Professor John Shine. The Report came of the Review of Health and Medical Research in South Australia, commissioned by the South Australian Government in 2007, and led to the Establishment of SAHMRI.

Mr Young is Co-Founder and Joint Managing Director of SA-based stockbroking firm Baker Young. He is also the past Founder/Chair of Belvidere Winery, Chair of the Australian Central School of Art, Vice Chair of Solstice Media, Co-Founder/Chair of Flinders Medical Centre Foundation, Founder/Chair of Flinders Bio Medical Engineering, Director of NoQ Holdings USA, Director of eGrowcery Inc in the US and the Founding Director of the Australian Reviewers and Critics Fund which funds public interest journalism in the cultural sector and the arts.

In the 2009 Queen’s Birthday Honours list, Mr Young was awarded the Order of Australia for service to the community, particularly through business advisory roles within health, medical research and educational organisations including in the visual arts. In 2013 he was made a Companion of Flinders University, an award recognising his contribution to the University through his commitment to medical research and the visual arts.

Mr Young was appointed to the SAHMRI Board on 21 December, 2009.