Emma Raymond

Ordinary Member

Ms. Emma Raymond is the WMR Tissue Bank Manager for the Wesley Medical Research, which is Queensland’s largest medical research Tissue Bank. Biological samples and data are collected to support over 25 Australian medical research projects from all over South East Queensland. Sites include The Wesley Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Greenslopes Private Hospital, John Flynn Private Hospital and Princess Alexandra Hospital. In 2014, Emma commenced in voluntary positions as a Biobanking Operations Expert & Steering Committee Member for a National Brain Cancer Biobanking Consortium (NBCBC), of which she is also a founding member, and Queensland University of Technology’s steering committee for the School of Biomedical Sciences as an industry leader and member. She also is a mentor in QUT’s Work-Integrated Learning Internships Program. In her current research, Emma is an associate investigator on numerous research projects in the fields of Brain Oncology, Genetic Sequencing, and Haematology. She has supported over 30 Australian research projects with samples and services via the WSARI Tissue Bank, resulting in numerous publications. She is a member of the Wesley-St. Andrew’s Tissue Bank Management Committee Secretary (since 2011) and the Australasian Skin Cancer Tissue Bank Project Steering Committee (2015).Emma is currently undertaking post graduate studies, studying a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Central Queensland University with a focus on innovation and change management.