Erica is a breast cancer surgeon and advocate based in Auckland, New Zealand. Erica co-founded and is the Managing Director of both Auckland Breast Centre (ABC) and Focus Radiotherapy. ABC is a leading tertiary level breast cancer centre, and Focus Radiotherapy has introduced Intrabeam single dose intraoperative radiotherapy to NZ. As an advocate, Erica has worked closely with consumer groups to put intraoperative radiotherapy onto the government work-list for the assessment to place in the public system.Erica is also a consultant and surgical auditor for the national breast screening programme, a member of New Zealand Global Women, Australasian and European breast cancer organisations, is a Be. Accessible Fab 50 leader as an advocate in the accessibility space, and was a founding member of the advisory board of the InZone Girls project. Outside this, Erica is a mentor to a number of students, and is married with two children.