Anthony Capon

Director, UNU International Institute for Global Health United Nations University

Dr. Anthony Capon, Director of the UNU International Institute for Global Health, is a public health physician and an authority on environmental health and health promotion with more than two decades of senior leadership and management experience in public health research, education and policy. Since 2008, he has been working with the International Council for Science to develop a global interdisciplinary science programme on health and well-being in the changing urban environment using systems approaches. He has held prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) and World Health Organization fellowships, as well as leadership roles with the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine and the International Society for Urban Health.