Andrew Briggs has combined a career of health policy and systems research; health policy/strategy; health consulting; and clinical practice. He currently works across these domains at a senior level. This unique portfolio provides him with skills and real-world insights into health systems strengthening from the clinical coalface through to system-level reform for musculoskeletal health. The focus of Professor Briggs’ research and policy work has centred on health systems strengthening, oriented around the delivery of high-value care for people with musculoskeletal health conditions and persistent pain across the lifecourse.. He holds a full Professor position at Curtin University, WA; is a clinical consultant to WorkSafe Victoria; and a senior consultant to the World Health Organization in musculoskeletal health and healthy ageing.