Prof Paul Nestel AO MD FTSE FRACP FCSANZ
Prof Paul Nestel is a consultant cardiologist at The Alfred.
Paul is also on the Senior Faculty of the Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute. He has been involved in cardiometabolic and nutrition related research and cardiopreventive health policies for several decades.
He was Chief of CSIRO’s Division of Human Nutrition for 10 years and at the time chaired the Oversighting Committee, National Food & Nutrition Policy for the Australian Government. He was a member of a Working Group on Food Policy for the Prime Minister’s Science Council, a member of NHMRC National Nutrition & Food and Health Committee, Chairman of National Heart Foundation’s Diet & Heart Disease Committee, President of the International Union of Nutrition Congress 1992, Chair of the National Nutrition Committee, Australian Academy of Science.
Paul has served on numerous national and international working parties on policies related to cardiovascular health. He has been an academic holding two professorships of medicine and serving as Deputy Director of the Baker Heart Research Institute, Melbourne. He has published 470 peer reviewed research and health policy papers. Recipient of the Order of Australia and Centennial Medal.