Ussha Pillai

Secretary

Ussha is a project officer at UNSW working with the Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor for Research Infrastructure and UNSW Biospecimen Services to support the planning and operation of the new Integrated Acute Services Building being built within the Randwick Health & Innovation Precinct.

She completed a Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences) before commencing as a technical assistant in Pathology at Royal North Shore Hospital before moving to the Kolling Institute Tumour Bank in 2006.

During her time at the Kolling she was responsible for managing the day-to-day running of the tumour bank and leading a team of four biobanking staff. In 2018, Ussha led the team to achieve certification status for the Kolling Institute Tumour Bank through the NSW Health Pathology Biobank Certification Program, becoming only the fifth biobank to do so.