Professor Payne is Vice President (Research) at Victoria University. Warren has over 20 years’ experience in the tertiary education sector and has researched and taught in a variety of exercise science and health promotion areas. He has published over 200 refereed publications, conference proceedings and major industry reports. His work with industry has resulted in significant changes to a range of industry groups and has received a number of awards. Warren is Vice-President (Science) Sports Medicine Australia Fellows and a member of advisory panels for Victorian Health Promotion Foundation and Sport and Recreation Victoria. He was a founding executive member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia and the WestVic Academy of Sport. He has established a range of commercial and academic links in countries such as China, Brazil, Malaysia, USA and UK.