Anna Boltong

Associate Professor Anna Boltong

BAppSci MSc MA GradCert HE PhD GAICD Associate Director

A key leadership position, Associate Professor Anna Boltong is the VCCC’s Associate Director. She provides strategic and operational oversight across the organisation’s main portfolio areas, with a focus on program quality and long-term sustainability.

Anna has a strong track record of collaborative leadership, building capacity and genuine innovation. Her background spans domestic and international leadership in allied health, clinical oncology and supportive care research; as well as public health policy development and education.

At the VCCC, Anna works closely with the Executive Director, Professor McArthur and Portfolio Heads to oversee and support the delivery of the Strategic Research Plan and develop business objectives to drive the overarching strategy. With sector stakeholders, Anna also fosters a culture of strong partnership and innovation including with government, community and regional and international groups.

Anna was previously Head of Strategy and Support at Cancer Council Victoria where she introduced innovations to empower patients and clinicians through credible and compassionate information and support. At the Cancer Council, Anna also drove national advances in data intelligence to enhance system design and reach.