Mr Alistair Gee

Lecturer, Sydney School of Public Health / Public Health

Telephone 0417 672 650


Biographical details

Alistair heads Save a Million, an initiative which enables societies to 'save a million years of life (measured in DALYs) and dollars'. It does this by assisting three stakeholder groups: institutional cost-bearers, providers of programs which save life and cost, and local promoters. Alistair has held a range of senior executive roles relating to global public health, including at the Centre for Armed Violence Reduction, Make Poverty History, The Border Consortium, Act for Peace and the Institute for Economics & Peace. Alistair has spent more than a decade as a CEO. He has been Chairman of a range of organisations, including at the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect at the University of Queensland, the Refugee Advice and Casework Service, and the Advocacy and Public Policy Committee of the Australian Council for International Development. Alistair has worked full-time in public health and international development since 2005, prior to which he practiced as a lawyer. For more bio information, see

Research interests

Making it possible to save lives through saving cost.

Injury and violence reduction.

Teaching and supervision

Alistair has given lectures and conference speeches in a range of countries, though primarily in Australia and the US.

Alistair has supervised over 100 student interns and capstone researchers.

In the media

Alistair has done over 100 media interviews across all formats.

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