Matiu is a hybrid – a clinician and a designer who founded One Good Street, a social impact platform to encourage neighbour initiated care for older residents at risk of social isolation and loneliness. Matiu was recently the Deputy Director of the Health Transformation Lab at RMIT, and has recently been appointed as the Clinical Lead for Mandatory Quarantine with the Department of Justice and Community Safety. Matiu has a Master’s degree in Public Health and broad clinical and managerial nursing experience, including working in Tijuana, Mexico with Nobel Prize Laureate Mother Teresa in international border aid, and as an emergency, oncology, intensive care nurse and is a sexual health Nurse Practitioner. Matiu contributes to health system innovation through involvement with Better Care Victoria as a board member and the Emerging Leaders Clinical Advisory Committee. Matiu is a Rotarian and a member of the Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) and mentors the next generation of undergraduate and postgraduate science students through the Pinnacle Foundation and the Melbourne School of Population Health.
Matiu will be presenting: Cybernetics and Health Transformation – impact in action