Emma Davis graduated from Veterinary Science with Honors in University of Sydney Class of 2001 with her second degree, her first being Bachelor of Applied Science (Equine Studies) through Charles Sturt University. In 2001, before graduating Emma started a consultancy for Charles Sturt University to successfully propose and design a new veterinary school to Government in response to the Rural Veterinary Review. Emma's lifelong love of horses led her to equine practice and then rural mixed veterinary practice. In 2007 Emma joined the Northern Australian Quarantine Strategy (NAQS) in the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) and here worked on AusAID projects on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. In 2009 Emma gained an Executive position in the DAFF team responding to the Callinan Review into the equine influenza outbreak and worked to implement the 38 recommendations, Emma and the team received an Australian Public Service Australia Day Award for this work in 2011. Emma was Operations Manager in the Export Meat Program in 2012 looking at quality assurance in veterinary certification systems. Following her interest in the breadth of veterinary career opportunities, Emma launched the website VeterinaryCareers.com.au in 2015 with two colleagues and has started a complementary Veterinary Career Coaching. Emma is working on a PhD looking at Australia's veterinary capacity with respect to surveillance and the value veterinarians brings to the agricultural system and is currently in the United Kingdom researching different systems of how government interacts with the veterinary profession.