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Professor Ian Hamilton-Craig

Ian Hamilton-Craig is one of Australia’s leading experts in the management of lipid disorders, particularly familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and other genetic dyslipidaemias as well as statin intolerance. Ian is Professor of Preventive Cardiology at Flinders University School of Medicine and Emeritus Professor of Medicine at Griffith University School of Medicine. He is the author of many publications on coronary risk factors and lipid therapy, and books for the general public including Men’s Health, Bypass, Cholesterol Control, and State of the Heart: Cholesterol and Triglyceride Control.

John Hartigan

John Hartigan is a journalist and former chairman and chief executive officer of News Ltd. He started his career as a cadet at John Fairfax and Sons then went on to be founding editor of The Daily Sun newspaper in Brisbane and then editor and editor-in-chief of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph. In 2007 he led the formation of “Australia’s Right to Know”, a coalition of 12 media organisations that campaign to protect media freedom, whistleblowers and the public’s right to know. In 2022 Hartigan was appointed an officer in the Order of Australia for “distinguished service to the media industry, to Indigenous welfare, and to sport”.

Professor Craig Hassed OAM

Craig Hassed has been working within the Faculty of Medicine at Monash University since 1989. His teaching, research and clinical interests include mindfulness, mind-body medicine, lifestyle medicine, integrative medicine and medical ethics. Craig developed and integrated into the Monash medical curriculum the world-first mindfulness-based healthy lifestyle course called the Health Enhancement Program. Craig was the founding president of Meditation Australia, is a regular media commentator, and has published 13 books and 14 book chapters. In 2019 Craig was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to Medicine.

Dr Katie Hayes

Katie Hayes is senior policy analyst at Health Canada’s Climate Change and Innovation Bureau. She completed her PhD at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto (UofT). Her doctoral research explored the mental health consequences of climate change, with a specific focus on addressing the inequitable risks and impacts on marginalized groups. Katie has published a number of recent articles exploring the public health consequences of climate change. She holds an M.A from Royal Roads University in International Communications and a B.A in Sociology and Intercultural Education.

Professor John Henstridge

John Henstridge is one of Australia’s most eminent Statisticians.  In a career spanning 40 years, he has been recognised as a national leader in developing solutions to real world data problems, through modern technology and innovative statistics. He is Adjunct Professor of Statistics at The University of Western Australia and Managing Director of Data Analysis Australia. He is currently National President of the Statistical Society of Australia and a Board Member of Science and Technology Australia. In 2008, Professor Henstridge received a Service Award from the Statistical Society of Australia for his contributions to the profession, particularly his encouragement of young statisticians.

Dr Molly Hoak

Molly Hoak is an Applied Science Advisor at Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) where she provides scientific advice to internal and external stakeholders on a range of issues. She is a water and contaminated land industry professional with experience in risk assessment, data analysis, communication and project management. Dr Hoak completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne where she investigated how water quality (i.e. nutrients and salinity) alters the toxicity of commonly used pesticides.

Deborah Hollingworth

Deborah Hollingworth is a lawyer involved in public policy and climate change for government and other environmental service providers. She worked at Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) as a principal solicitor and environmental justice adviser. She also instigated and led EPA’s Aboriginal Inclusion Action Plan 2019-22. From 2009 to 2010 she was Deputy Chair of the Ministerial Reference Council on Climate Change Adaptation.

Professor Andrew Holmes

Andrew Holmes is Melbourne Laureate Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne, and Emeritus Professor at Imperial College, London. Previously, he was Professor of Organic and Polymer Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, where he worked for 32 years. Professor Holmes is distinguished for his contributions to the synthesis of biologically important natural products and for his groundbreaking work on light-emitting polymers. He has been the recipient of many awards including the Royal Society’s Royal Medal and the Descartes Prize. He was the President of the Australian Academy of Science from 2014-2018.

Dr Sophie Holmes

Sophie Holmes has over 30 years experience as an Educational & Developmental Psychologist and Family Therapist. Since 1996 she has provided intellectual and clinical leadership as the Director of Williamsroad Family Therapy Centre. She has a particular focus on improving the mental health of all families, particularly culturally and linguistically diverse families, and families recovering from trauma. She was a founding member of the Board of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), former President of the Victorian Association of Family Therapy (VAFT) and a former Treasurer of the Australian Association of Family Therapy (AAFT).

Dr Margo Honeyman

Margo Honeyman (1943-2019) is an immunogeneticist. She was a Senior Research Scientist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. Her main research interests focussed on the role of vitamin D deficiency in disease and the mechanisms which initiate pancreatic islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes. She was the author of over 90 research papers.

Professor Len Harrison

Len Harrison is a clinician-scientist at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and the Royal Melbourne Hospital. His seminal work, which involved defining the structure and function of the insulin receptor and discovering the autoimmune basis of Type 1 Diabetes, has enabled him to play a pivotal role leading international clinical trials of a vaccine to prevent Type 1 Diabetes. His achievements are documented in 500 clinical and basic research publications and several patents. His awards for research include C.J. Martin Fellowship, Wellcome Australia (Glaxo) Medal, Susman Prize (Royal Australian College of Physicians), Kellion Medal (Australian Diabetes Society) and Rumbough Award for Scientific Excellence (JDRF).

Associate Professor Rae-Chi Huang

Dr Rae-Chi Huang Huang  is a paediatric physician and leading clinical researcher in early antecedents of cardiometabolic disease. Her work investigates pathogenesis of cardiovascular and related metabolic disease, with emphasis on their origins in pregnancy and early childhood. She completed her PhD in 2010, investigating the role of early life precursors on adolescent cardio-metabolic risk.  She holds an associate professorship at Telethon Kids Institute/UWA.  She currently leads the Australian arm of the EU “Early-life stressors and LifeCycle health” and led the NHMRC project “A two generation population study of obesity epigenetics”.

Associate Professor Lisa Hui

Lisa Hui is an obstetrician with subspecialist qualifications in maternal fetal medicine. She completed her clinical training in obstetrics and gynaecology in Sydney and performed her PhD research at the Mother Infant Research Institute in Boston before moving to Melbourne in 2013. In 2020 she was awarded an MRFF investigator fellowship for her project “Closing the critical knowledge gaps in perinatal genomics”. She is a current member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Genomics Advisory Working party, and the Victorian Consultative Committee on Obstetric and Paediatric Morbidity and Mortality Stillbirth subcommittee. 

Graham Hunter

Graham Hunter was the National coordinator of the Climate Change Program of the United Nations Association of Australia. Graham led the program from its inception in 2015 until 2020.He led the UNAA delegations to the United Nations climate conferences in Copenhagen in 2009 and in Paris in 2015 as well as to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012. He has worked as an environmental consultant and university lecturer and in senior positions relating to the management of the environment and natural resources in the Victorian Government and in the UK, France and the United States.