Maree Pickens is the CEO of ACCESS Australia’s National Infertility Network and a former fertility patient. She and her husband conceived their daughter via IVF/ICSI 17 years ago. Maree also draws on her background as a medical scientist, pharma executive and information management architect to look for new and improved ways for ACCESS to be the national voice for fertility patients and consumers in Australia.
Maree has been active in infertility advocacy for the past 20years including: President of the WA infertility support group, Genesis; as the current consumer rep on RTAC; past consumer rep on the FSANZ Board; and consumer rep on the YourIVFSuccess website working group (during development) and advisory group (future enhancements).
Maree is passionate about patient advocacy, patient centred-care and ensuring patient input for tools being developed for them.