Professor Sally Redman, AO, CEO
Sally is an international leader in increasing the impact of research in policy, programs and service delivery. A social scientist with a lifelong commitment to improving health and health services through better use of research, she has three decades of experience in leading respected not-for-profit organisations.
Sally holds academic appointments at the University of Sydney, University of Newcastle and University of NSW and has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals. In 2013, she was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia for her distinguished service to public health and the promotion of relationships between researchers, policy makers and practitioners. She received the President’s Award from the National Heart Foundation in 2017.
She is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sax Institute. and a foundation member of the Prevention Centre’s Leadership Executive.
- Developing and validating national liveability indicators associated with chronic disease risk factors and health outcomes
- Measuring and mapping urban liveability across Australia – developing tools for use by policy makers, practitioners and researchers to identify inequities and plan better cities
- A comprehensive approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tobacco control
- Simulation modelling of alcohol consumption and the effectiveness of harm-reduction policies