Cross-cutting speakers

Prof. Anna Peeters

Director, Institute for Health Transformation and Professor of Epidemiology and Equity in Public Health, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia

Alfred Deakin Professor Anna Peeters is Director of the Institute for Health Transformation and Professor of Epidemiology and Equity in Public Health at Deakin University. She is Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society, a member of the World Cancer Research Fund International Policy Advisory Group (2015-ongoing), sits on the Board of Obesity Australia (2017-ongoing), the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) (2019-ongoing), and Western Health (2022-ongoing).

She was the recipient of the prestigious World Obesity Federation Andre Mayer Award (2014) for research excellence and a Churchill Award (2014) for innovative work in equity and population prevention. As a public health researcher, she works to provide information to facilitate objective and equitable choices in health by policy makers, practitioners and the public.