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Sharon Bessell

Sharon Bessell is the Director of the Children's Policy Centre.

Tshoki Khandu

Tshoki Khandu is the Administrator of the Children's Policy Centre.

Adrian Kay

Adrian Kay is Director of the Policy & Governance Program and an Associate Professor at the Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU. He has previously held academic appointments in the UK and at Griffith University, Queensland. Prior to an academic career, Adrian was a member of the UK Government's European Fast Stream for several years and spent a year working for the European Commission in Brussels. His major research interests are in the broad areas of comparative and international public policy, with a particular empirical focus on health, agriculture and bioenergy.

Research interests/expertise

  • Comparative health policy reform in the global health economy
  • The relationship between international and domestic regulatory policy processes, with particular interest in economic and social determinants of health
  • Comparative business-government relations in the biofuels industry, with particular interest in EU, US and Brazil

Contact details

Telephone: 61 2 6125 4119
Room: JGC 3.54

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