Opening Speaker


Prof. Hayden McRobbie

Hayden McRobbie is a professor of public health interventions at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (UK) and director of the Dragon Institute for Innovation (NZ). After completing his medical degree he went on to study in London and gained a PhD in medical psychology. He now has over 16 years experience in the provision of behavior change interventions in the fields of smoking cessation and weight management. Hayden has also played a key role in the implementation of the tobacco health target in New Zealand and is now involved in the implementation of the raising health kids health target.