11th September 2014
- Member's Lunch with Dr David Halpern
Behavioural Insights Team
David Halpern is the Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insights Team and Board Director. He is a National Advisor on "What Works" to the British Government. He has led the Behavioural Insights Team since its inception in 2010. Prior to that, David was the founding Director of the Institute for Government and between 2001 and 2007 was the Chief Analyst at the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit.
Before entering government, he held tenure at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge University, where he still remains an Affiliated Lecturer. He has also held posts at Nuffield College, Oxford; the Policy Studies Institute, London; and as a Visiting Professor at the Centre for European Studies, Harvard. He has published widely including: the MINDSPACE report (2010); Hidden Wealth of Nations (2009); Social Capital (2005); Options for Britain: a strategic policy review (1996) and Options for a New Britain (2009), and Mental Health and the Built Environment (1995).
David is the inaugural VicHealth Leading Thinker. Over a two year period he will work with VicHealth and a range of partners on developing solutions to the challenge of obesity. He will conduct trials to build evidence across diverse settings with a view to creating change at the societal, community, organisational and individual level .The purpose of this innovative approach to health promotion is to generate and provoke new thinking, inspire momentum, enable change, support and deepen relationships across sectors and activate results for all Victorians.
Venue: Bar Lourinha
37 Little Collins Street Melbourne
11th September 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Ticket Price includes GST
Bookings Close: 1st September 2014