Project Staff

Vilas Sawrikar

Vilas Sawrikar

Senior Project Leader

Vilas Sawrikar is the Senior Project Leader on the Like Father Like Son Project. Vilas is a registered psychologist and is undertaking a PhD studying treatment approaches to optimising outcomes for parenting interventions. He has previously worked as a Health Economist at the Victoria Department of Health implementing components of Australia’s National Health Reform Agreement, including optimisation of hospital funding systems and resource allocation for the Home and Community Care program. Vilas has also worked on research projects focusing on parenting and the mental wellbeing of adolescents. Collectively, he has over 10 years of experience in managing projects aimed at improving health outcomes and the sustainability of the Australian health system.