Margaret is employed as a clinical nurse consultant at Westmead Hospital, Sydney. She has an extensive clinical background in emergency nursing. Prior to working in emergency Margaret has had experience in Intensive Care, Mental Health, Education and Change Management. More recently she has worked as a principal project officer at the NSW Ministry of Health. She has a strong commitment to translational emergency care research and is currently completing her PhD. She holds executive and advisory positions with NSW Emergency Care institute, NSW Emergency taskforce and Westmead Hospital Clinical Board. She has been recognised by peers with awards that include Westmead Hospital Sydney Nurse of the Year 2014.