Professor Jim Buttery is a paediatric infectious diseases physician and vaccinologist, who trained in Australia and Oxford, UK. He is head of Infection and Immunity, and Director of Research at Monash Children’s Hospital and head of Monash Immunisation, Monash Health, Melbourne, Australia. He is Professor of Paediatric Epidemiology at Monash University. He heads Epidemiology and Signal Investigation for SAEFVIC, the Victorian immunisation safety service. He serves as a member of the Strategic Priority Group of the WHO Global Vaccine Safety Initiative, the Australian Medical Services Advisory Committee, and the TGA Advisory Committee on Vaccines. Jim’s research focuses upon vaccine safety, signal detection systems, infectious disease epidemiology and child health informatics.