Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin is a Senior Research Fellow and the Manager of the Eye Research Group at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney leading a passionate team conducting industry sponsored clinical trial research. Consistently delivering quality research and investing in building long term relationships with industry partners has resulted in collaboration with over 18 multinational industry partners. Her research focuses on dry eye, amongst wearers of both spectacles and contact lenses, and contact lens design and performance. Her research has contributed to the development and subsequent approval of several new dry eye therapies and contacts lens designs over the course of her career. She also supervises PhD students and Masters of Optometry research projects, is a Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association, and a member of the Editorial Board for the journal Eye and Contact Lens.