Dr Rowan is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management. He has previously held positions as the Director of Medical Services of St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and Deputy Director of Medical Services of the Wesley Hospital.

He has also spent more than two decades in the field of addiction medicine and substance dependency, and he is one of Australia’s leading medical professionals.

In addition to his administration fellowships, Dr Rowan is also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ Chapter of Addiction Medicine and a Member of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs. He is a Visiting Medical Officer to the St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital’s Multidisciplinary Pain Service and also to the Wesley Hospital. He is also an adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at Griffith University.

Dr Rowan is a former Member of the Queensland Mental Health Commission’s Clinical Advisory Council and he was previously the President of the Australian Medical Association of Queensland and the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, and he holds a Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice. He also holds a Masters in Diplomacy and Trade from Monash University.