Belinda Lawton is a PhD candidate who joined RegNet in 2018 to study collaborative governance in the health sector in Timor-Leste.
Belinda is a communications specialist who has worked with several health-related NGOs. Her specific interest in hospitals developed while she was Director of Corporate Affairs for the Hospital of Hope Timor-Leste. She has worked in Thailand and Bangladesh with The Alliance for Safe Children and was the National Communications Manager for the Royal Life Saving Society Australia.
Belinda holds a BA with 1st Class Honours and a Master of Arts from Deakin University. She holds an Australian Postgraduate Award.
Research Interests: Health, non-government organisations, Timor-Leste, collaboration, service provision.
Collaborative Governance in the Health Sector in Timor-Leste.