Emily has been working in the public health sector for over 20 years. This includes working alongside all levels of government, not for profit agencies, health and other organisations and diverse communities. Emily has a Master of Public Health and other related qualifications and is a recent graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Strategy, risk, finance and governance were key areas of study.
She has recently returned to the Executive Officer position following her 16 month appointment as Manager Community Recovery at East Gippsland Shire Council following the Black Summer fires. Through this work, Emily has gained a richer understanding of issues impacting the East Gippsland community and has created further connections and lasting patnerships.
Emily is passionate about the wellbeing of East Gippsland and looks forward to focusing on systems thinking, primary prevention and strategic partnerships to achieve quality outcomes with our community.