Freya Saich

Lead Policy Officer, EC Australia


Freya joined Burnet Institute in March 2020 as Lead Policy Officer with EC Australia. Her role is to support EC Australia to translate knowledge into policy and advocate for health system changes to achieve elimination of hepatitis C. Prior to joining Burnet Institute, Freya worked at the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, and Carers NSW.


  • Current: Lead Policy Officer, EC Australia, Burnet Institute
  • 2019-2020: Policy Officer, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • 2016-2019: Policy and Development Officer, Carers NSW
  • 2016: Intern, World Health Organization
  • 2016: Intern, Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia
  • 2013-2014: Research Assistant, George Institute for Global Health


  • 2015: Master of Research (Anthropology), Macquarie University, Australia
  • 2013: Bachelor of Health, Macquarie University, Australia

Projects (2)

Current (2)

  • EC Australia: Eliminate Hepatitis C Australia Partnership

  • Hepatitis C brief reports

Publications (12)

2022 (1)

2021 (9)

2018 (1)

2015 (1)

News Articles (1)

2021 (1)