Emma is a critical care trained registered nurse. Having completed her Masters in Nursing (Emergency Care) and currently completing her Masters of Public Health/Masters of Health Administration, Emma is a strong advocate for emergency nursing and global emergency care; particularly in workforce development and sustainability. Emma has worked with in the private and public sectors including specialised work in burns, plastics and ENT, prior to her joining The Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre team close to 12 years ago. Emma is now the Nurse Unit Manager of Sandringham Emergency Department. Emma is passionate about growing and evolving the future of nursing and its workforce, and places great emphasis on succession planning and the development of the nursing profession. In addition to her nursing and healthcare career, Emma is one of the Directors of a Victorian-based NGO: ‘Children of Cambodia’, which helps promote, deliver and build growth and sustainability in primary education in rural and regional communities in Siem Reap, Cambodia.