Anne Bardsley – Research Analyst, Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor
Anne leads the development of expert reviews of evidence on key issues impacting public health and wellbeing. Typically, these projects involve close collaboration with leading scientific experts both within New Zealand and internationally
Anne has a PhD in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA. She did post-doctoral research at Lund University in Sweden and at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. In addition to laboratory research, she has over 15 years experience in research analysis and science communication, including to policy-makers and the general public. Prior to joining the PMCSA office, Anne was the Commissioning Editor for a number of international peer-reviewed scientific journals spanning multiple disciplines. In this role, she helped identify emerging lines of scientific enquiry and facilitated the quality assurance of publications through robust peer review.
Anne has considerable expertise in knowledge assimilation and dissemination to multiple audiences.