Director, Appleton Institute, Central Queensland University
Professor Drew Dawson is nationally and internationally recognized for his contributions to the scientific community and to industry in the areas of sleep and fatigue research, organisational psychology and human behavior. Professor Dawson has worked extensively with the aviation, manufacturing, retail, entertainment, transportation and mining sectors in Australia, and is a world-renowned expert on fatigue in the workplace. He has instigated fatigue management programs, developed shift work and fatigue policy, undertaken pre-employment assessments, and facilitated shift work education sessions. Prof Dawson also regularly presents at national and international conferences and has provided expert witness testimony in many fatigue-related court cases.