Robyn Meurant has more than 30 years of experience in the field of IVDs, as a laboratory scientist and as a regulator with the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and with World Health Organization (WHO) Prequalification. Ms. Meurant began her career working in several large diagnostic laboratories in the role of senior scientist. In her position at TGA, Ms. Meurant assisted in developing the new regulatory framework for IVDs. With WHO, she served as the lead technical officer for application evaluation and dossier assessment, and as lead for the development of guidance and technical specifications for IVDs in the scope of WHO Prequalification. In addition, she has contributed to standards development and has been a source of expert advice to the Australian government on IVDs. In 2009 she was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Australian Society for Microbiology.