Staff

Jane Martin, Executive Manager

Jane has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) majoring in Public Policy, and a Masters in Public Health. Jane has worked in tobacco control for 20 years, commencing with Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Australia, as well as the role of Policy Manager with Quit Victoria. Jane has extensive experience in public health advocacy and policy development, and in building the evidence to supporting legislative and policy reforms. In 2011 she was awarded a Jack Brockhoff Churchill Fellowship and undertook the Williamson Community Leadership program in 2013. She has published papers on tobacco and obesity policy reform issues and has presented at national and international public health conferences.

Kathryn Bloom, Legal Policy Adviser

Kathryn works as a lawyer providing legal and policy advice to the Obesity Policy Coalition. Kathryn has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts. Kathryn gained legal policy experience working in the Disability Division of the Department of Human Services. Kathryn brings a variety of experience from the government, community sector and private practice having worked at the Office of the Public Advocate, Women’s Legal Resource Group and Nunan and Bloom Solicitors. Kathryn has a passionate interest in the role of the law, policy and regulation can play in improving public health.

Katarnya Hickey, Legal Policy Adviser

Katarnya works as a lawyer providing legal and policy advice to the Obesity Policy Coalition. Katarnya has a Bachelor of Laws (hons) and a Bachelor of Arts. Katarnya has experience working in dispute resolution at the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman and in legal policy at the federal Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. Katarnya has a strong interest in the interaction between the law, policy and public health.