Director, NSW Office for Health and Medical Research, Ministry of Health
Anne is a health and medical research professional with over 20 years’ experience in the health, medical research and policy sectors. She has a deep understanding of the sector, extensive networks and has particular strengths in engaging stakeholders and facilitating collaboration. She is responsible for leading the development and implementation of major policies and programs to enhance medical research capacity in NSW, and position NSW as the leading location for research and development.
Anne has particular responsibility for the development of commercialisation and philanthropy strategies for NSW. Anne holds a Bachelor of Science (Physiology and Pharmacology) and an Executive Masters of Public Administration. Anne is passionate about the role of government in building the innovation workforce of the future and developing non-traditional career opportunities for early to mid-career researchers. Anne O'Neill is Director of the NSW Office for Health and Medical Research for the Ministry of Health and Member of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (NSW) Women's Leadership Network Committee.