Erica is a senior scientist at Te Pū Ao GNS Science. She has recently shifted into project management roles, and has a background in geological dating of rocks and reconstructing past climate and environments using microfossils, geological and geochemical datasets. Her understanding and experience in research science motivates her to provide effective and relevant management support to help ensure project success. She is also excited to gain new skills and learn about new areas of research within the Resilience Challenge. Outside of work she loves being with her family, is co-chair of her son’s primary school PTA, and enjoys being in nature as often as possible.