Liam Leonard is an academic, policy analyst and community advocate with over 10 years experience in the area of GLBTI health and wellbeing. He has developed and taught courses on sexuality and gender at RMIT and Monash Universities and developed Commonwealth HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and related diseases health education policy and programs. He has organised and run a community forums, conferences and government advisory bodies on GLBTI health and wellbeing. Liam has worked as the Executive Officer to the Victorian Ministerial Advisory Committee on Gay and Lesbian Health and has assisted the Committee in the development of Victoria’s GLBTI health and wellbeing strategy and overseen the development of a range of government-funded GLBTI programs and services. In his most recent roles as a Research Fellow at ARCSHS and Director of Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria (GLHV) Liam has managed projects on: gay men’s drug use, including crystal methamphetamine; Coming Forward an on line-survey on GLBTI Victorian’s experiences of homophobic violence and same sex partner abuse; and has assisted DHS in the development of its strategic response to rising rates of HIV and STIs among gay men. Liam has published widely in the area of GLBTI health and wellbeing policy.