Lise Matzke is the Leader of the UBC Office of Biobank Education and Research (OBER). Lise has spent the past 15 years deeply involved in both the technical and operational levels of biomedical biobanking. Lise has a BA and MSc specializing in biospecimens in forensic and archaeological investigation; a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) focused on communication and innovation in the not-for-profit sector and is a certified Clinical Research Professional (SoCRA). Translating her knowledge to help others, Lise has focused the past seven years on helping research groups/institutions establish and operate new biobanks, innovate change strategies as well as work with OBER to develop novel tools for researchers to use in their everyday operations. Lise teaches undergraduate and graduate students biospecimen research at UBC in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.