Sam Byfield


Sam Byfield
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Level 4, Alan Gilbert Building
Corner of Barry and Grattan Streets (161 Barry St)
The University of Melbourne
Carlton, Victoria, 3010
Tel:    +61 3 9035 5308
Fax:   +61 3 8344 9140
Email: sbyfield@unimelb.edu.au 

 

Biography

As the coordinator of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the Nossal, Sam is responsible for coordinating engagement on NCDs across the University of Melbourne and more broadly in the international development community. 

Sam previously worked as the Global Advocacy Advisor for Vision 2020 Australia‚Äôs Global Consortium where he played a lead role in establishing blindness prevention as a priority of Australia's aid program. 

He has worked in public health in China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Papua New Guinea, and also has experience as a policy researcher for the Australian Parliament.

His other interests include disability inclusive development and China's aid program, and he was a delegate at the inaugural Australia China Youth Dialogue