Leith Greenslade

Founder/CEO, JustActions

Leith Greenslade is the founder and CEO of JustActions, working with innovators from the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors to help governments tackle the major causes of early deaths in low- and middle-income countries. She was also named Global Australian of the Year in 2021.

Prior Experience

  • Vice-Chair, Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Health Alliance, United Nations Special Envoy for Health
  • Board member, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Campaign  
  • Policy Adviser and Speechwriter, Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Minister for Health
  • Economic Advisor, Leader of the Opposition, Australian Government
  • Chief of Staff, Shadow Minister for Social Security, Australian Government


  • M.B.A., Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • M.P.A., Harvard Kennedy School
  • B.A., University of Queensland