Natasha Schranz

Dr Natasha Schranz is the Principal Project Officer, Physical Activity within the Prevention and Population Health Directorate that operates under the newly established Wellbeing SA. After completing her PhD, Natasha co-founded Active Healthy Kids Australia (AHKA) and led the development of the first Australian Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Young People that was launched in 2014. Following on from its success Natasha was appointed as the Co-Chair of AHKA and led the development of subsequent Report Cards in 2016 and 2018. During this time Natasha also established the AHKA Youth Advisory Council and was appointed as Secretary and Oceania representative for the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance Executive Committee. In her current role Natasha is focused on increasing physical activity levels across the South Australian population via the development, implementation and evaluation of evidence based public health policies, programs and initiatives.