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Dr Toby Freeman

Policy Officer, South Australian Council of Social Service

Dr Toby Freeman has two decades of experience in equity focused research. He was previously the Deputy Director and a Senior Research Fellow at the Southgate Institute for Health, Society, and Equity at Flinders University. He held leadership positions in the College of Medicine and Public Health and Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute, most recently as Co-Program Lead for Social Determinants of Health. Toby also led a global health equity research theme in the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Social, Political, and Commercial Determinants of Health. He is now a policy officer at the South Australian Council of Social Service, undertaking a project on maximising access to home, contents, and vehicle insurance for people on low incomes, to support their wellbeing in the face of increasing natural disasters due to climate change.