Wendy Stone is Professor of Housing & Social Policy at Swinburne University's Centre for Urban Transitions. Wendy specialises in applied policy research on the nexus between housing, social and urban inequalities and actionable evidence for policy solutions. Her research focuses on housing, child, family and community wellbeing and inclusive housing futures. Between 2013-2020 Wendy was Director of the AHURI-Swinburne Research Centre. Previously, Wendy held senior research positions at the Australian Institute of Family Studies and the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI).