Erica has almost 20 years’ experience across central and line agencies in the Queensland Government, in policy, program management and regulatory roles. In her current role as Executive Director of the Early Childhood Regulatory Authority, her focus is on developing expert regulatory practice and embedding a contemporary risk-based approach to regulation of the early childhood education and care sector in Queensland. She was a founding committee member of the Queensland Government Regulator Network and is now an active participant in the Queensland chapter committee of the NRCoP.