Professor Anne Cust (PhD, MPH(Hons), BSc, BA) is a cancer epidemiologist and NHMRC Career Development Fellow who leads the Melanoma and Skin Cancer stream of research. Professor Cust’s research has a strong emphasis on translational outcomes that impact policy and clinical practice. She is also a Faculty member of the Melanoma Institute Australia, where she co-leads the ‘Prevention, risk and clinical detection of melanoma’ research theme and Chairs the Research Committee. She leads the NHMRC-funded Centre of Research Excellence in Melanoma, and collaborates with multidisciplinary researchers and clinicians on national and international research projects. She has over 190 publications and has attracted over $30 million in collaborative grants. In 2018, Professor Cust received the NSW Premier’s Award for Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow of the Year, and in 2015 she was awarded the inaugural Sax Institute Research Action Award for translation of research into health policy. She is the immediate Past President of the Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA), and has served on the COSA Epidemiology Group Executive, Melanoma and Skin Cancer (MASC) Trials Group Board and on the Scientific Committee for the PC4 Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group.