Sonia Allan PhD OAM CF was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in 2019 for her service to the law, and higher education. She is an accomplished consultant, legal academic, and leader with over 20 years of experience in research, review, education, and advisory services. Trained in law, public health, psychology, and education, she brings multi-disciplinary expertise to her work with national and international organisations in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. Sonia is also a Nationally Accredited Mediator. She is passionate about the role that good regulation, policy and practice can play in achieving positive outcomes, particularly in relation to health, education, and technology. Her advocacy and consultancy skills have significantly assisted law reform.