Colette is Partnership Manager at the Macular Disease Foundation Australia. Her role involves building relationships between Healthcare Professionals and the Foundation. She also has over 25 years of experience within the pharmaceutical and optical industries, having led National Sales and Marketing teams at a number of key optical companies with Australia and the USA. Through her extensive interaction with optometrists, Colette has developed a keen understanding of the day to day running and needs of eyecare professionals and their practices to deliver optimal care and support to patients. Her background in nursing, coupled with her sales and marketing experience has given her a unique perspective on the clinical and non-clinical needs of the patients as well as the business needs of the practice.
Colette regularly represents the Foundation at optometry and ophthalmology events and speaks at conference and community events about important role of the Foundation, raising awareness about macular disease and the importance of regular eye exams.