Adrian Bauman AO, FAHMS (Emeritus Professor of Public Health, Sydney University, Australia) has 30 years experience in NCD prevention and physical activity research. He co-directs the WHO Collaborating Centre on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity, and works in prevention research and policy in many countries. His current research interests include systems approaches to physical activity and implementation science methods for prevention. He is well-published in the scientific literature and was named 2014-2021 Thompson Reuter (Clarivate) lists of highly cited researchers. In 2021, he published in the Lancet on the topic of the Olympic Games and its effects on physical activity, a topic of direct relevance to this meeting.