Candace Carter works at NSW Health Pathology in Sydney, Australia and is part of the team developing the NSW Biobank Certification Program. The program is based on the Canadian program and is tailored for Australian biobanks and pathology laboratories engaged in biobanking activities. She worked with OBER in 2012-3 and played an important role in the successful launch of the Biobank Resource Centre. She also has over 15 years of experience in clinical research and her work has focused on tissue banking since 2007. She formerly set up and managed the melanoma biospecimen bank at the Melanoma Institute of Australia in Sydney and the gastrointestinal biobank at Pancreas Centre BC in Vancouver, Canada. She has held various management and coordinating roles in oncology and infectious disease research groups and clinical trials, in academic and hospital settings.