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Holly Ransom

CEO, Emergent
Holly Ransom is the CEO of Emergent, a company specialising in disruptive strategy and building... More

Professor Fiona Bull

Program Manager SFP/NNH, World Health Organisation
Dr Fiona Bull is Programme Manager in the Department of Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases... More

Louise Eyres

Chief Marketing Officer, Sport Australia
Louise Eyres is a global marketing executive with a career spanning 25 years in transformative... More

Will McDonald

Presenter/Reporter/Producer, Nine Network
Will joined Channel 9 in 2004, after beginning his TV career as a Video journalist in Port... More

Andrew Larratt

General Manager, Sport Business, Sport Australia
Andrew Larratt joined Sport Australia as General Manager, Sport Business, on 6 March 2018. He... More

Professor Mark Tremblay

Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance
Professor Mark Tremblay has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Sports Administration and a... More

Professor Bob Vink

Pro Vice Chancellor , Division of Health Sciences, The University of South Australia
I am a neuroscientist who specialises in acute brain injury research. After completing my BSc... More

Professor Tim Olds

University of South Australia
Tim OLDS is a professor of behavioural epidemiology at the University of South Australia. After... More

Professor Stuart Smith

Southern Cross University
Professor Stuart Smith has a PhD (Psychology) from Macquarie University (2000), an MSc... More

Tessa Colclough

Landscape Architect, Arup
Tessa is a proactive landscape architect, urbanist and strategic thinker with a keen eye for... More

Amy Wilson

Senior Marketing Scientist, Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science
Amy Wilson is a Senior Research Associate and PhD candidate at the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute,... More

Professor Tony Okely

Senior Professor and Director of Research, University of Wollongong
Anthony (Tony) Okely is a Senior Professor and Director of Research at Early Start at the... More

Dr Lindsey Reece

SPRINTER Sport and Active Recreation Intervention & Epidemiology Research, Director
Lindsey has extensive experience in applied research and evaluation, specialising in Physical... More

Dr. Natasha Schranz

Active Healthy Kids Australia Co-Chair, University of South Australia
Since being awarded her Doctorate in 2013 Dr Schranz co-founded Active Healthy Kids Australia... More

Rayoni Nelson

Manager - Physical Activity, Sport & Healthy Eating, VicHealth
Rayoni Nelson is the Manager, Physical Activity, Sport and Healthy Eating at VicHealth, where... More

Fraser Keegan

Right Bite Program, Early Years and Child Development, Department for Education and Child Development
Fraser Keegan is a career health promoter, with experience in recreation, sport, health and... More

Professor Chris Lonsdale

Program Leader, Motivation and Behaviour Research Program, Australian Catholic University
Chris Lonsdale is a Professor and Program Leader for the Motivation and Behaviour Research... More

Carl Jones

CEO, Rugby Union SA
Carl Jones CEO Rugby Union South Australia. Carl is a sports administrator with a comprehensive... More

Professor Paddy Phillips

Chief Medical Officer and Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health and Clinical Systems, Government of South Australia
Professor Paddy Phillips PSM is Chief Medical Officer and Chief Public Health Officer, as well... More

Taru Manyanga

Ph.D. Candidate, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute (HALO research Group)
Taru is a PhD Candidate in the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine at... More

Riaz Uddin

PhD Candidate, School of Health and Rehabilitation Silences, The University of Queensland
Riaz completed his Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Bangladesh.... More

Erin-Grace Spavin

Parents Perspective
Erin-Grace Spavin is a Mum. She juggles a 7, 5 and 3 year old around her working life. She... More

Salome Aubert

PhD Candidate, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Center
Salomé is a PhD candidate in Population Health at the University of Ottawa, Canada. She is... More

Silvia Gonzalez

Executive Member, Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance
Silvia González is a PhD student in Epidemiology at University of Ottawa in Canada and a... More

Dennis Yarrington

President, Australian Primary Principals Association
Dennis Yarrington is President of the Australian Primary Principals Association. He was... More

Dr Dawn Tladi

Department of Physical Education, Health and Recreation University of Botswana
PhD in Movement Science (Exercise Physiology) from Florida State University in Florida, USA.... More

Associate Professor Sandy Mandic

School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Otago
Dr. Mandic’s research focuses on multidisciplinary and multi-sector approach to physical... More

Dr Sjaan Gomersall

Lecturer in Physiotherapy, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland
Sjaan is a Lecturer in Physiotherapy at The University of Queensland. Her research expertise is... More

Adjunct Professor Trevor Shilton

Director Active Living, Heart Foundation
Adj Prof Trevor Shilton is National Director of Active Living with the Heart Foundation in... More

Professor Grant Tomkinson

University of North Dakota
Grant Tomkinson has a Bachelor of Sports Science (Exercise Science) degree from the University... More

Associate Professor Kylie Hesketh

Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University
Associate Professor Kylie Hesketh from Deakin University’s Institute for Physical Activity... More

Dr Eun-Young Lee

Assistant Professor, Queen's University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Dr. Eun-Young Lee is an Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at... More

Associate Professor Asad Khan

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland
Asad Khan is an Associate Professor in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of... More

Claudia Strugnell

Deakin University
Dr Claudia Strugnell is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the Global Obesity Centre (GLOBE)... More

Nicholas Crooks

Associate Research Fellow, Deakin University
Mr. Nicholas Crooks (BHSc, BHSc (Hons)) is an early career researcher at the Global Obesity... More

Dr Erica Randle

Research Fellow, La Trobe University
Dr Erica Randle is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Sport and Social Impact at La Trobe... More

Laurent Schmutz

Director - Insights, Marketing, Customer Insights and Analytics Division, Sport Australia
  Laurent Schmutz has worked at the Sport Australia since June 2013. His diverse portfolio... More

Tim Oberg

CEO, parkrun Australia
Tim is the Founder and CEO of parkrun Australia. Since establishing parkrun on the Gold Coast in... More

Dr Danielle Einstein

Clinical Psychologist and Honorary Associate and Insights, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University
Dr Danielle Einstein is an Honorary Associate with Macquarie University and the University of... More

Rick Baldock

Professional Learning Officer, ACHPER SA
Rick is the current Australian Council for Health Physical Education and Recreation (SA)... More

Tuija Tammelin

Research Director, LIKES Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health
Dr. Tuija Tammelin works as a Research Director at LIKES Research Centre for Physical Activity... More

Professor Reginald T. Ocansey

Head of Physical Education & Sport Department, University of Ghana, Legon
Reginald Ocansey became Professor Emeritus after three decades of active service as teacher... More

Jakub Kalinowski

President and Co-founder, V4 Sport Foundation
At V4SPORT we specialize in designing human behaviors, with the aim to get more people more... More

Rafal Mikolajczyk

Deputy Director for Communications and CSR, Benefit Systems
Deputy Director for Communications and CSR at Benefit Systems, responsible for internal... More

Alice Pryor

Parents' Voice, Campaigns Manager
Formerly Deputy Mayor at Moreland City Council, Alice is a seasoned campaigner and advocate.... More

Lisa Weir

Lisa Weir is a health promoter and social marketer with an interest in how changing environments... More

Leigh Vanderloo, PhD

Knowledge Translation Manager, ParticipACTION
Having received her PhD in Health Promotion from the University of Western Ontario in 2016, Dr.... More

Dr. Tarun Katapally

Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, Assistant Professor, University of Regina
Dr. Tarun Katapally is a population health policy researcher with a specific interest in active... More

Michalis Stylianou

University of Queensland
Dr Michalis Stylianou is a lecturer in Health, Sport and Physical Education in the School of... More

Glenn Mars

Recreation Consultant, Playground Centre
A playground consultant and fun maker, working with councils, developers and architects to... More

Jodie Evans

Strategic Engagement and Participation Officer, Office of the Commissioner for Children and Young People
Jodie Evans is the Strategic Engagement and Participation Officer for the Commissioner for... More

Kate Dermody

Head of Brand, Medibank
Kate Dermody is the Head of Sponsorship at Medibank. Kate is leading the Medibank Free + Active... More

Javier Sayavera

Higher Institute of Physical Education (ISEF), University of the Republic
Bachelor in physical activity and sport sciences and PhD in Physiology at the University of... More

Senior Professor Simon Eckermann

Australian Health Services Research Instiitute, University of Wollongong
Simon Eckermann is Senior Professor of Health Economics at the Australian Health Services... More

Members of the Active Healthy Kids Australia Youth Advisory Council

Active Healthy Kids Australia believe that if we want to commit to driving conversations and... More

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