Cameron Simmons (PhD) is Director of the Oceania Hub at the World Mosquito Program. A Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science, Cameron is an international leader in clinical and laboratory research in infectious diseases. He spent 13 years with the University of Oxford, based in Vietnam at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases. It was here, seeing severe dengue patients on an almost-daily basis, that he developed a passion and commitment to preventing mosquito-borne diseases. Cameron is an eminent scholar in his field and has published more than 200 research papers. He has consulted with the World Health Organisation, and with vaccine and drug development companies.