Anne Junker is an Associate Professor and Associate Director, Faculty Affairs, UBC Department of Pediatrics. She is based at BC Children’s Hospital as a clinical immunologist specializing in the genetic immunodeficiency disorders. She is Scientific Director of the Canadian national Maternal Infant Child & Youth Research Network (MICYRN), which connects 19 health research organizations based at teaching hospitals across the country. She is co-Chair of the Canadian Child & Youth Health Coalition which unites 11 national organizations, including MICYRN, in advocating on national child and youth health, healthcare and policy issues and decisions. She sits, representing Canada, on the Coordinating Group of the European network for pediatric research of the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA). She is Chair of the Quality Management working group of the BC Clinical Research Infrastructure Network, and a member of the BCCH Biobank Oversight Committee.