Hannah Matus has public policy expertise in the areas of early childhood, schooling and child health and wellbeing. Hannah joined Mitchell Institute from the Victorian Department of Education and Training and has an academic background in the social sciences and psychology. She has considerable experience working on government-wide policy projects and initiatives designed to improve educational outcomes for young people, including a Victorian Government initiative to increase engagement in education and training, and provided policy support to a leading independent expert advisory council to the Victorian Government.