Chris Picton

Chris is the South Australian Minister for Health and Wellbeing and the Member for Kaurna in the southern suburbs of Adelaide.

He is passionate about improving health care outcomes for all South Australians.

Chris has previously served as Minister for Police, Correctional Services, Emergency Services and Road Safety.

Before election to Parliament he served as Senior Adviser and Chief of Staff to former state and federal Health Ministers and an Associate Director at Deloitte Access Economics. His areas of policy work included tobacco plain packaging and national public hospital funding reforms.

He was educated at public schools in Adelaide and graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Arts.

Chris is the lucky husband to Connie and proud dad of three young kids. When has free time he enjoys walking his dog on the beach, volunteer surf life saving at Moana and barracking for the Crows.