Biographies Speakers

Dr Alison Roberts is Executive Director, Policy Advocacy and Innovation, at the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. Her career has included roles in community pharmacy, research and consulting. Alison’s work centres on strategies to manage change at both policy and practice levels; and she has co-authored a book on change management in community pharmacy. With interests in governance and primary health care reform, Alison has held roles on Ministerial Advisory Committees for both the 4th and 5th Community Pharmacy Agreements (2005-2015), the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)’s Working Group on remuneration models for hospital and community pharmacies, and serves on the board of South East Melbourne Primary Health Network. Alison was the winner of the UTS-Astra Zeneca Innovative Pharmacist of the Year in 2016 for her work leading PSA’s Health Destination Pharmacy program, which also received the FIP Practice Improvement Award in 2016.