Lindsay is a descendant of the Wiradjuri people of central NSW. He graduated with an MPhil in Epidemiology from Clare College, Cambridge University in 2016.
He was granted the Heart Foundation Indigenous postgraduate scholarship to undertake a Masters by Research (Infectious Diseases) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Lindsay completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Biotechnology) at QUT in 2013, where he made the Dean's List of Students with Excellent Academic Performance in 2012 and 2013. He also received the Tissue Therapies Encouragement Award for the highest aggregate grade point average in his second years in Medical Biotechnology.
Prior to his role with Queensland Health as a Senior Planning Officer, he has worked at the Department of Premier and Cabinet as a Senior Data and Policy Analyst and at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reporting on national hospital morbidity and mortality data.
It can feel isolating at times, though having the support of the other Aurora/Roberta Sykes Scholars and the Aurora Fellow, Dr Trudi Tate helps. Overall I am enjoying the experience and see a true value from my studies here...