Belinda Lawton is a PhD candidate who joined the School of Regulation and Global Governance (Regnet) at ANU in 2018 to study collaborative governance in the health sector in Timor-Leste.
Ms Lawton is a communications specialist who has worked with several health-related NGOs. Her specific interest in hospitals developed while she was Director of Corporate Affairs for the Hospital of Hope in Timor-Leste. She has worked in Thailand and Bangladesh with the The Alliance for Safe Children, and was the National Communications Manager for the Royal Life Saving Society Australia.
Ms Lawton holds a BA with 1st Class Hornours and a Master of Arts from Deakin University, as well as an Australian Postgraduate Award.