Adj. Professor Anita Ghose

Adjunct Professor Anita Ghose has spent over twenty years at both state and national levels designing, developing, delivering, transforming and evaluating services and systems to enhance outcomes for children and young people. This has included Non Executive Director and Board roles, taskforce and steering committees as well as research, public policy, strategy and governance oversight.

Anita commenced her career as a Physiotherapist in Western Australia in the acute health system, followed by leadership roles with WA Country Health Services in the East and West Kimberley region. Anita also held executive roles working across the early childhood, school-age, disability, mental health, education, justice, Aboriginal health, and primary health sectors. Her contemporary and global knowledge, established networks and thought leadership insights on children and young people are well recognised. She has a deep appreciation of the social determinants of health and wellbeing, interdependencies across systems, the key fundamentals to shifting the trajectory for children and young people and has experience in social impact and outcomes measurement.

Anita is the mother of two school-age children, a passionate advocate on the rights of the child and a dynamic and respected thought and industry leader.