Clinical Associate Professor Deborah Bateson is the Medical Director at Family Planning NSW and has worked as a clinician, researcher and educator in the field of sexual and reproductive health for around 20 years. Deborah has clinical oversight of cervical cancer prevention services and training across New South Wales and the Family Planning NSW International Program in the Pacific. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and Clinical Associate Professor in the Specialty of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology at The University of Sydney and Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW, Sydney. She has collaborated on a wide range of cervical cancer prevention research projects, is a member of the National Cervical Screening Program Quality and Safety Monitoring Committee and Clinical Expert Panel, and was a co-author of the guidelines for the management of screen-detected abnormalities. Deborah is a past Chair Australasian Sexual and Reproductive Health Alliance and is dedicated to improving equitable access to high quality reproductive and sexual health information and services across Australia and internationally. She has published widely and frequently provides expert commentary to the media. On behalf of the C4 CRE Deborah is jointly leading a major new initiative on cervical cancer elimination in the Western Pacific supported by a landmark $8.1 million investment from the Minderoo Foundation. This investment will join forces with the Asia Development Bank, industry biotechnology partner Cepheid, and the Frazer Family Foundation, with in-kind contributions from the governments of PNG and Vanuatu, to provide almost $30 million for the program in Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu.