She’s organised, helpful and a certified rule-follower – meet our Company Secretary Erin: a quiet achiever who is also an expert yabby-sitter.

I’ve been at Digital Health CRC for…
Three months – since mid-November 2020

I wanted to join because …
Health is a whole new area for me, and I love the idea of working with a research-based not-for-profit

Before I joined Digital Health CRC I worked …
For 14 years at Broadspectrum Ltd (now Ventia), a large corporate infrastructure service provider that spans different industries.

In a nutshell, my job is to…
Support DHCRC’s governance practices and meet compliance obligations.

The things I bring to this role include …
My qualifications, which include a graduate diploma in applied corporate governance – so you could say I’m a certified rule-follower! (Governance involves applying the internal rules and policies of the company to make sure we all do what we’re supposed to, and provide the Board with adequate oversight.)

The question I hear most often in my work is…
When are the Board/Committee papers due?

My favourite bit of technology is
My Kindle and streaming – I love having entertainment on demand 

Top of my to-do list this week is
Prepare for our next Board meeting, finalise the 2021 calendar for our Board and committees and review our company policies.

I’d like to see health care improve because …
With two elderly grandmothers in aged care, I’d would love to see the sector evolve to make the elderly feel more empowered.

I work best after …
My morning walk to get a coffee before work – it’s a great way to get motivated!

Remote work during the pandemic has been …
Convenient, and gives me some time back from commuting – but I do miss the interaction with co-workers, especially in a new role

My most recent holiday involved …
Looking after the daycare yabby over the Christmas break!

My next holiday will be …
To Byron Bay with my husband and daughter – it has great beaches and restaurants and a relaxed vibe – it’s our place to unwind.

Outside work, you’ll often find me…
Hanging out with my three-year old daughter at the park or pool or visiting family.

My favourite music is…
Anything that’s not the wiggles!

The last great movie I saw was…
A beautiful day in the neighbourhood and Knives Out

Three words to describe me are …
Keen to learn

If I could have dinner with anyone (living or dead) it would be…
Nelson Mandela

Five years from now, I hope to have achieved …
Less carbon emissions