Rob Moodie is Professor of Public Health at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and a global leader in health promotion and disease prevention. Prior to this he was the inaugural Chair of Global health at the Nossal Institute. He first worked in refugee health care in the Sudan and later for Congress, the Aboriginal community controlled health service in Central Australia. He was the inaugural Director of Country Support for UNAIDS in Geneva from 1995-98, and was CEO of VicHealth from 1998-2007. He chaired the National Preventative Health Taskforce from 2008-2011 and was a member of the Commission on AIDS in the Pacific. Rob’s interest in ageing focuses on non-communicable diseases and health promotion for older populations.