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Adriana Baban is Professor of Health Psychology at Babes-Bolyai University in Romania. Her research interests include health behaviours, abuse and trauma, vaccination, screening and reproductive health.                                            

Michael Dunne
is Professor of Social Epidemiology at Queensland University of Technology in Australia. He is an expert in social survey research regarding the prevalence and health consequences of child maltreatment, particularly in East Asian countries.

Manuel Eisner
is Professor of Comparative & Developmental Criminology at the University of Cambridge, UK. He is the director of the Violence Research Centre at the Institute of Criminology and is an expert on the developmental causes of crime and delinquency and on the effectiveness of early prevention during childhood.

Pasco Fearon
is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the University College London, UK. He is the director of the Anna Freud Centre’s Developmental Neuroscience Unit and is an expert in psychopathology.

Asvini D. Fernando 
is Associate Professor in Paediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. Her research interests include child maltreatment, respiratory diseases and nutrition disabilities in children.

Assad Hafeez 
is Professor and Dean/Executive Director at the Health Services Academy.  His research focuses on child and maternal Health, early child development and public health.

Claire Hughes 
is Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK. She is the deputy director of the Centre for Family Research and an expert in developmental psychopathology and the role of parent-child interactions in positive development.

Bernadette Madrid 
is Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Child Protection Unit (CPU) at the University of the Philippines. Her research focuses on domestic violence, child abuse and neglect.

Aja Murray 
is Lecturer in Psychology at the Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, UK. She is an expert on psychometric and longitudinal research methods and her research focuses on developmental aspects of mental health. Previously, she was Research Fellow at the Violence Research Centre, University of Cambridge, UK.

Joseph Osafo 
is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychology, University of Ghana. He specialises in clinical psychology, health science (suicidology) and adolescent sexuality.
Siham Sikander
is Assistant Professor at the Health Services Academy, Islamabad, Pakistan. He specialises in public health and public mental health.

Vo Van Thang 
is Honourable Professor of the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He is the Director of the Institute for Community Health Research (ICHR) and Dean of the Faculty of Public Health at Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Vietnam. He is a public health and preventive medicine expert.


Mark Tomlinson
is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He is the Co-Director of the Institute of Child and Adolescent Health Research. ​His work shares an interest in the factors that contribute to infant and child development in contexts of high adversity and how best to prevent compromised development. 

Susan Walker
is Professor of Nutrition at the Caribbean Institute for Health Research, University of the West Indies. Her main research interests are the effects of early life experiences - nutrition, health and psychosocial factors - on children’s development and behaviour and the design and evaluation of sustainable interventions to improve cognitive and behavioural outcomes. 

Catherine Ward
is Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Her research interests are in violence prevention from the perspective of children’s development and public health. Her work focuses on preventing child maltreatment and  understanding the epidemiology of risk factors faced by South African children.