Sarah Kidd is Head of the National Mycology Reference Centre at SA Pathology, as well as Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide. She completed a Bachelor of Medical Science with Honors (1999) and a PhD in Medicine (2003), both at the University of Sydney. She has undertaken postdoctoral training and research in medical mycology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, and at Monash University at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. She is a Fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM), and an active member of the Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases (ASID), and the International Society for Human and Animal Mycoses (ISHAM). Sarah has served as Secretary of the Australia and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group (ANZMIG) since 2011 and has co-authored more than 80 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters in the field of medical mycology. Sarah is active in mycology education in Australasia, has convened the biennial Mycology Masterclass since 2011, Co-Chaired the ISHAM 2015 Congress, and provides mycology expertise to the RCPA QAP Microbiology Advisory Committee and Mycology program.