Research Fellow - Food Policy and Law
Ph.D. (Medicine and Health) Master of Laws (Global Health Law) LLB BA
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.