Dr Katelyn Edge is a Senior Operations Officer at the NSW Environmental Protection Agency. As a part of the Incident and Emergency Coordination Unit, Dr Edge combines environmental toxicology and emergency management expertise to provide scientific advice during pollution incidents. Dr Edge’s provides advice in these emergencies to reduce the effects to human health and the environment during the response and recovery phases of disasters.
Dr Edge has been a SETAC AU member for the last 8 years and is currently the Strategic Directions Officer. She is at Science Meets Parliament this year and hopes to raise the profile of SETAC to influence the future of science in Australia.