• Elise is the first female chair of the Water Management Society (WMSoc) and also chairs the WMSoc events committee team as she has extensive experience of running successful educational events. She has presented or chaired at numerous international events and has authored many technical papers.
• Elise is state registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), a Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM) and the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), where she is also an active member of the water special interest group. Elise is also a member of the Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) and the Central Sterilising Club (CSC).
• She is a Managing Partner of Elise Maynard & Associates LLP which provides independente consultancy to the water and medical devices industries. Her background is in Microbiology, having trained in the Clinical and Health Protection Agency (HPA) laboratories at St Mary’s Hospital, Portsmouth. Elise has a Diploma in Management and an MSc in Health Research and Development from Portsmouth University. Following her MSc graduation she became chair of the Medical Devices Special Interest Group of the Institute of Clinical Research.
• Prior to setting up her own company she was Northern European Marketing Manager for Pall Medical and was responsible for marketing of their Water, Critical Care and OEM Filtration portfolios. She worked for over 26 years at Pall, gaining experience in both laboratory and R&D environments prior to working throughout Europe as a Technical Support Manager.