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Biography

Dr Teresa Anderson is the Chief Executive of Sydney Local Health District, one of the leading public health services in Australia. She has more than 35 years of experience as a clinician and health service executive. She has a well-established reputation for implementing strategies to foster innovation and best practice, supporting collaboration and building partnerships.

She is an internationally recognised speech pathologist and is passionate about developing programs and services to support and improve the health and wellbeing of all people in the community. In 2018, Dr Anderson was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).

Dr Anderson is a member of seven medical research, health and primary health network boards, and is an active member of the Sydney Health Partners Governing Council and Executive Management Group, one of the first four centres in Australia designated by the National Health and Medical Research Council as an Advanced Health Research Translation Centre.