Jonathan Liberman is Director of the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, a joint initiative of Cancer Council Victoria and the Union for International Cancer Control. The mission of the McCabe Centre is to contribute to the effective use of the law for cancer prevention, treatment, supportive care and research.
Jonathan is a lawyer with over fifteen years’ experience in legal and policy research, advice, training and technical support relating to cancer control at both domestic and global levels. Jonathan has participated in numerous international intergovernmental meetings as both an expert and NGO representative, particularly in relation to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (in relation to the availability of controlled medicines for the relief of pain). He has published extensively on the relationships between law and cancer control.
Jonathan has degrees in Arts and Law (first class honours) and a Master of Public and International Law. He is a Senior Fellow of the Melbourne Law School.