Abby Bloom is an experienced non-executive company director with special expertise in non-financial risk. Trained in Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale, Abby received her PhD in Medicine (Public Health) from Sydney University, where she is currently an Adjunct Professor. Her own research has concentrated in applied public health and chronic disease epidemiology, including the misuse of over-the-counter paediatric medication, the physical and psychosocial impacts of social isolation among older people, and translation of health policy into programs in Jamaica West Indies and Senegal.
She is an expert in hospital Public-Private Partnerships, and has advised The World Bank, UNICEF, the IFC, AusAID and USAID. Abby has co-founded 3 medical device companies, and most recently has developed a digital social enterprise to help families manage the ageing journey.
She is currently a board member of Sydney Water, The Sydney Childrens Hospital Network, and The State Insurance Regulator. And she serves on several Independent Audit and Risk Committees.