Megan Ferguson has over 20 years' experience in the field of nutrition, predominantly in public health in remote Indigenous communities of the Northern Territory. This experience has been across food security, food supply and maternal and child health initiatives, working in the government, retail industry and research sector. Megan has also worked for international humanitarian agencies, implementing and evaluating nutrition and public health initiatives.
In 2012, Megan was awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship. Her research interests are in the use of evidence and civic participation in policy development with a focus on food security.