Vicki has more than 20 years' experience working at the intersection of management, clinical, health, R&D and academic settings. Vicki is a qualified optometrist and has successfully led high performing teams in clinical research and corporate pharma environments across Australian and international markets. Vicki has working in leading-edge R&D in a medical research institute to commercialise medical devices under the CRC program with Australian and international partners. She has contributed to the curriculum and infrastructure launch of new optometry degree programs in Australian Universities. Her background includes management, clinical practice combined with applied research and development, global pharma sales and marketing, major project management and not-for-profit board work.