Annette combines her experience and knowledge in the design and development of eye protection with in-depth understanding of the incidence and epidemiology of ocular trauma to help develop effective injury prevention strategies. She is widely published internationally in ocular trauma and the development of eye injury prevention strategies. Annette is currently undertaking her PhD in Ocular Trauma at the Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney for which she was awarded the NHMRC Dora Lush Biomedical Research Postgraduate Scholarship. She also has an appointment as a Research Fellow at the Lions Eye Institute, University of Western Australia in Perth. Annette is the Global Standardisation Manager for Essilor and the Australian representative to International Standardization Organization committees relating to eye protection, sunglasses and spectacles.