Research Fellow (Food Policy and Law), George Institute for Global Health

Alexandra Jones is a public health lawyer leading the Food Policy Division’s program on regulatory strategies to prevent diet-related disease.

Ali’s current research interests include Australia’s front-of-pack Health Star Rating system, fiscal policies to improve diets (e.g. taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages), product reformulation, restrictions on unhealthy marketing, the interaction of international trade law and health, and the transition to healthy and sustainable food systems.

Ali has previously worked on global tobacco control, and in health and human rights. She holds a LL.M. in Global Health Law from Georgetown Law (Washington, D.C. USA), and a BA/LLB from the University of Sydney. In 2019, she completed a Ph.D. exploring nutrition labelling regulation worldwide.


  • –present
    Research Associate, Food Law and Policy, The George Institute for Global Health


  • 2019 
    University of Sydney, PhD (Medicine and Health)
  • 2011 
    Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington D.C., Master of Laws in Global Health Law