Dr Toni Collis is the Former Chair and co-founder of (WHPC) and Director of Collis-Holmes Innovations. With a background in business, physics and parallel computing Toni specialises in assisting women make the most of their career, from providing strategy for start-ups to coaching women in leadership and management. Toni provides technical and business insight on a range of projects and is passionate about enabling everyone to effectively and efficiently use the HPC resources that will help their work. Her role in WHPC is a natural extension of this as her vision for WHPC is to bring HPC to those who may not be able to access or participate in the community for reasons beyond access. She has been on the organising committee for a variety of workshops and conferences including leading the team for the previous WHPC workshops and is a member of a variety of international HPC advisory bodies.