Manager Policy + Regulatory

Sam Byfield


MA, BA(Hons)

Sam is a health policy, communications and project management specialist with over 15 years of experience across government, NGOs and academia. His career has included management and executive roles in health and human services within the Victorian Government; research, consultancies and education at the Nossal Institute for Global Health; and advocacy and communications at Vision 2020 Australia.

Sam enjoys forging new collaborations and cutting through complexity to achieve positive outcomes. He understands and responds to the needs and contexts of different organisations and is committed to harnessing the insights and strengths of stakeholders.

Sam’s particular areas of expertise include the prevention and control of noncommunicable disease (particularly in relation to tobacco and obesity), disability and international relations. Sam’s work in Australia is complemented by extensive experience across the Asia Pacific region.