Jane Halton

CEPI Chair; Professor of Health Policy and Health Security at the Australian National University

Jane Halton is the Chair of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations and the Australian Council on the Ageing. She is co-chair of the COVAX initiative. She is a member of the board of the ANZ, Clayton Utz, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and the US Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Jane is Professor of Health Policy and Health Security at the ANU. Her 33-year career within the Australian public service included nearly 15 years as Secretary of the Departments of Finance and Health (and Ageing). Previously she was Executive Coordinator (Deputy Secretary) of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. She has extensive experience in the delivery of the Australian Government budget and the management and performance of Australian Government agencies. She has also held a number of significant roles in Global Health Governance including chair of the board of WHO and chair of the OECD Health Committee.