C.A.S. Hawker Scholars

November 2022

Mr Dan Cregan MP

Hawker Scholar: 2002 – 2005

Dan Cregan MP is the first constitutionally independent Speaker of the South Australian Parliament following changes to South Australia's Constitution Act.

Elected to Parliament in 2018, he previously worked as a Senior Associate at leading international law firm Allens Linklaters and as a company director.

Dan Cregan

Dan was awarded a Hawker Scholarship in 2002 and is a past Judges' Associate to the Chief Justice of South Australia and a past President of the Adelaide University Law Students' Society. He is also a former Director of the Adelaide Student Union. While resident at St. Mark's College, Adelaide University, Dan took the College Colours for Debating, Academics and Drama.

A longstanding member of the Adelaide University Boat Club, Dan rowed bow seat for the 2003 Intervarsity First VIII. He graduated with First Class Honours in Law and a Double Major in Political Science and History.

In 2008 Dan served as an Australian Youth Ambassador for Development in Jakarta, before going up to Peterhouse, Cambridge, to read for a Master of Laws. While at Peterhouse he was supported by the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust. Dan also rowed six seat for the Peterhouse Boat Club First VIII.