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Professor Anne Kelso AO

Anne Kelso is an Australian biomedical researcher specialising in immunology and influenza. She is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). She is the former Director/CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Vaccine Technology and former Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza in Melbourne. Kelso was appointed Officer an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2007 for “service to science, particularly in the field of immunology and vaccine research through contributions to a range of scientific organisations, and as an academic and mentor”.

Professor Michael Kidd AM

Michael Kidd is the Principal Medical Advisor and Deputy Chief Medical Officer with the Australian Government Department of Health, and Professor of Primary Care Reform at The Australian National University in Canberra. He has over 30 years’ experience working as a general practitioner in urban and rural locations across Australia. From 2017 to 2020, he was Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine and Primary Care. In 2009 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for service to medicine and education in the areas of general practice and primary health care.

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

Michael Kirby is an international jurist, educator and a former judge. He is a former Justice of the High Court of Australia, serving from 1996 to 2009. He has undertaken many international activities for the United Nations, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the OECD and the Global Fund Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. He has also worked in civil society, being elected President of the International Commission of Jurists (1995-8). He is Honorary Professor at 12 Australian and overseas universities. In 1991 he was awarded the Australian Human Rights Medal. In 1998, he was named Laurette of the UNESCO Prize for Human Rights Education.

Professor Felicia Knaul

At the University of Miami, Felicia Knaul is a Professor at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, and a Full Member of the Cancer Control Program at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. From 2009 to 2015, Dr. Knaul was Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Harvard Global Equity Initiative. Her research focuses on global health, cancer, palliative care, health systems, and reform, health financing, women and health, medical employment, poverty and inequity, female labor force participation, and at-risk children and youth.

Emeritus Professor David de Kretser AC

David de Kretser is a reproductive endocrinologist, whose academic career at Monash University has included appointments as Professor of Anatomy, the founding Director of the Monash Institute of Medical Research and the Associate Dean for Biotechnology Development. In 2003, he was named a Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor. He was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in 1996, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (FTSE) and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (FAHMS). From 2006-2011 de Kretser served as the 27th Governor of Victoria. In 2006 he was made a Companion of the Order of Australia.