Our Team

The Hub is an initiative led by the UNICEF-EAPRO and Deakin University (GLOBE) under a research collaboration to improve the healthiness of retail food environments in the EAP region. This initiative is supported by UNICEF Country Offices in China, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand and have the participation of local institutions, including PwC (China), PT Myriad (Indonesia), Nutrition Center of the Philippines (Philippines) and Mahidol University (Thailand).

Our intention with this Hub is having more collaborators on board, such as researchers, public health nutrition advocates, representatives of government organisations and NGOs, and retailers who have the common aim of improving the healthiness of retail food environments in the EAP region and beyond.

Member institutions leading this Hub:

UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office

UNICEF-EAPRO is responsible for the establishment of this project supported by the Pictet Foundation.

Fiona Watson, Roland Kupka, and Karla Corrêa are the primary UNICEF-EAPRO contacts for this project.


Deakin University

The Global Obesity Centre (GLOBE) at Deakin University (Australia) is the primary research partner in this initiative.

A/Prof Adrian Cameron is the primary Deakin contact for this project.


Member institutions supporting this Hub:

Mahidol University

The Institute for Population and Social Research at Mahidol University (Thailand) is supporting this initiative through the work conducted by A/Prof Sirinya Phulkerd and her team.


PwC China

PricewaterCorp is supporting this project in China through the work conducted by Mrs Katie Xu and her team.


Nutrition Center of the Philippines

The Nutrition Center of the Philippines (NCP) is supporting this project in China through the work conducted by Dr Mary Christine Castro and her team.


PT Myriad

PT Myriad is supporting this project in China through the work conducted by Mrs Eva Yusuf and her team.