Naomi was born in Canberra and is a long-term resident of Belconnen. She holds degrees in science and arts, and a master’s in science communication from the ANU. Naomi is a dog lover and passionately believes in the ability of science to improve lives. She has worked in the medical and tertiary education sectors, and now advises on public health matters. Naomi believes that Canberra’s base of highly skilled workers should be less restricted in exploring their ideas and innovations.