Professor Dianne Vella-Brodrick (PhD) holds the Gerry Higgins Chair in Positive Psychology and is Deputy Director and Head of Research at the Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne.
She founded the Australian Positive Psychology Network and serves on the International Positive Psychology Association Council of Advisors.
Dianne is the inaugural Director of the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology course.
Her research interests include the development and evaluation of well-being programs, particularly in the areas of positive education and performance optimisation.
Dianne is devoted to working with young people to improve their well-being using the latest technology and psychophysiological indices.