Anitra Robertson is a senior consultant at Cognizant, a global professional services company. In 2015, Ms Robertson established Perth-based medical research and development company, Surgical Realities, which partners with leading universities and hospitals to improve care, costs and collaborations, whilst leveraging emerging technological advancements in data science, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). She has a post graduate diploma in Science (Psychology) from the University of WA and has presented internationally at leading medical technology conferences on her research team's investigations into VR and its role in reducing pre-operative anxiety. Ms Robertson frequently speaks at industry events and enjoys engaging schools groups to build excitement toward the future employment landscape and jobs of the future. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a committee member and secretary of Women in Technology WA (WiTWA), and vice president of Araluen Botanic Park Foundation.