Anne McKenzie is the community Engagement Manager at the Telethon Kids Institute in Western Australia. Anne has held professional and voluntary roles as a consumer advocate for the past twenty-five years.
Since 2004 Anne has worked in research organisations to increase the community voice in research. In this role she developed training on consumer and community involvement, which has been delivered across Australia for researchers and consumers. In 2016 established the Consumer and Community Health Research Network which is a key platform of the WA Health Translation Network
Anne is a senior consumer representative for Consumers Health Forum of Australia and is a former Chair of Health Consumers Council WA and serves on key state and national health and research committees.
In 2015 Anne was appointed to the Order of Australia for her work in health service and research.