Professor Justin Kenardy is a leader in the tertiary and research sectors. He has a practical, respectful and strategic leadership style. He works in a goal-driven but consultative way which brings others along on the journey. He is a research, practice and teaching innovator, and disseminator of evidence-based practice in clinical health psychology, behavioural medicine, and health service delivery. His work is outcomes focussed which means it is deeply engaged with health users, providers and industry. He is known for his interdisciplinary research work on the psychological aspects of traumatic injury, which is situated at the intersection of psychology, mental health, and physical health including the development and application of preventative, integrative and novel intervention approaches. His published work demonstrates the interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary approach collaborating with psychology, medical specialties, physiotherapy, social work, occupational therapy, nursing, and health economics. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia, recipient of both the Australian Psychological Society's President's Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology and the Ian Campbell Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Clinical Psychology.