Professor Anderson is a paediatric neuropsychologist with 30 years clinical experience working with children with brain insult and chronic illness and their families. In 2000 she established the Australian Centre for Child Neuropsychology Studies, which has an international standing, attracting high quality local and international researchers wishing to train in child neuropsychology. She has 271 publications, the majority in high ranked journals, 5 books and 2 commercial tests with international uptake. She has delivered 70 invited addresses at local and international conferences. She has a strong commitment to professional training and practice, and a long-standing involvement within her discipline.