Name: Emma Woods

Title: Chief Operating Officer

Affiliation: Australasian Railway Association (ARA)

I have extensive experience managing operations across industry associations.

Emma leads the ARA’s corporate services and ensure the finance, events, industry development and the passenger rail portfolios are run effectively, continue to evolve and meet the needs of ARA members. She is also the ARA Company Secretary and supports the ARA Board and Board Committees to ensure quality and timely distribution of Board and Committee agendas and papers as well as the delivery of the ARA strategy, that good governance processes are followed and policies are in place.

Bachelor of Communications (Public Relations and Marketing), University of Canberra 2007

Diploma in Project Management, Australian Institute of Management 2015 

Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Director’s Course 2016