Emily graduated with honours from Monash University in 2002, and worked in emergency medicine, general practice and palliative care before beginning specialist training in obstetrics and gynaecology in 2008. Emily trained at the Mercy Hospital for Women and the Northern Hospital, also gaining experience working in rural and remote Australia and East Africa. After completing her advanced training in northwest Tasmania and in Geelong, Emily became a Staff Specialist at the University Hospital Geelong where she still works. Emily is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and is active in teaching and training for medical students and junior doctors. Emily’s research interests are maternal critical illness and service provision for women in rural and regional areas. Emily lives in Geelong, and is delighted to be part of the Geelong Maternity Group.