Claire Howlett Cancer Australia Sydney, Australia

Claire is the Deputy CEO of Cancer Australia, Australia’s national cancer control agency.

Claire is an experienced public sector leader who has worked across a broad range of policy, program delivery, regulatory and corporate roles.

Most recently, Claire led cancer policy advice for the Australian Government Department of Health, including delivering the three national cancer screening programs. Prior to that, she was responsible for delivering government services to the Indian Ocean Territories of Christmas and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, which included overseeing one of Australia’s most remote health services.

Claire has advised government on issues ranging from biodiversity policy to energy efficiency. She has delivered natural resource management programs and regulated fisheries exports. Claire has also held the position of Chief Information Officer of an Australian Government department.