• June 3-6, 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, California


Brett Sutton

Brett Sutton

Director, Health & Biosecurity
Professor Brett Sutton is Director of Health & Biosecurity at CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency. He is a qualified public health physician, with extensive experience and clinical expertise in public health and communicable diseases, gained through experience in Government, emergency medicine and field-based international work. Prior to CSIRO, he held the role of Victoria’s Chief Health Officer together with the role of Victoria’s Chief Human Biosecurity Officer. In this role, Professor Sutton played a leading role in guiding the public health response to COVID-19 in Victoria, including as statutory decision-maker and departmental spokesperson. Prior to his appointment as Victorian Chief Health Officer, Professor Sutton held several senior positions within the Victorian Department of Health, including as Deputy Chief Health Officer (Communicable Disease) and within their Health Protection Branch. Professor Sutton has specialist knowledge in tropical medicine and infectious disease, including in lower-middle income countries and complex humanitarian environments, and has worked in various specialised health roles in Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Timor-Leste, and Fiji. Professor Sutton is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, a Fellow of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, and a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM). He is also a member of the Faculty of Travel Medicine.
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