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Glenn Bowes, is a Professor of Paediatrics and currently Associate Dean (Advancement) in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne, where for the past 10 years he has led the advancement and philanthropic engagement activities of the Faculty. He completed his medical degree and PhD at Monash University and postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto. As Director of Respiratory Medicine at the Alfred Hospital in the 1980s he led the establishment of Australia’s first Adult Cystic Fibrosis program. He moved to the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Melbourne in 1991 to become the founding Director of the Centre for Adolescent Health. Over the following 17 years he held many leadership positions at RCH including Executive Director, Chief Medical Officer and the Stevenson Chair of Paediatrics. He has served as a Board member of many organisations including Anglicare Victoria, Mentone Grammar and the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation. He has been Board Chair of Northern Health, Very Special Kids, Lord Somers Camp & Power House and the Youth Substance Abuse Service. He was appointed an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in 2016.