Dr Georgia Khatib

Dr Georgia Khatib is an Assistant Director with the Commonwealth Government Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.

She has over 7 years’ regulatory and policy research experience in the Australian public sector, focused on the critical appraisal and synthesis of diverse data and information, for risk assessment in the chemicals management context or for informing policy options. This work has delivered recommendations covering work health safety, public health and the environment. This is underpinned by a PhD in Medicine and a 15-year career as a medical research scientist, both nationally and internationally, in academia and the pharmaceutical industry.

Her roles have consistently involved working in multidisciplinary teams and using analytical approaches to investigate complex issues, to deliver new evidence-based knowledge, for informed planning and decision-making.