Government Relations Lead

Judy Anderson

Government Relations Lead

Judy Anderson is a highly skilled and well-regarded government relations and policy professional with more than 20 years’ experience working in and around governments across Australia.

With a passion for industry development and reforms that deliver positive outcomes for Australia, particularly in health and medical research, Judy jumped into this role at Research Australia.  She has a health background, worked both for government and corporates and has driven step-changes in the health system that has delivered better healthcare to health consumers.

With a background leading government relations for the major corporate, IBM, she has seen rapid technology change impacting industries and delivered policy influencing strategies that created meaningful change for Australians across a range of policy areas including in science, health and technology. Her policy leadership skills also took her into fast growing markets in the Asia Pacific Region, as well as across the globe.

Judy joined Research Australia in August 2019.