We are delighted to welcome Dr Yordanka Krastev as Senior Manager, Strategy & Projects to our team based in Sydney. Yordanka will support Chrysalis in the development and delivery of consulting engagements across the health, academia and research sectors, including projects in strategy, organisational alignment, research integrity and to create and execute solutions designed to transform health and medical research governance for hospitals, medical research institutes and other organisations in Australia.

Yordanka is a dynamic and passionate leader with over 15 years of experience in research management and leadership in the higher education and healthcare sector. A medical doctor by background, with a degree in health management and a PhD in medical ethics, Yordanka brings a range of skills and expertise gained both nationally and internationally.

Most recently Yordanka was a Clinical Research Manager for MQ Health, Macquarie University where she led the development and implementation of a light-touch clinical research governance framework and a streamlined process for management of Investigator-Initiated clinical trials where the University is a Sponsor. Yordanka was previously Research Ethics Manager at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and an adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Health where she led several strategic initiatives on streamlining of ethics and governance processes and implementation of efficiencies in current management practices.

Yordanka is currently on the board of the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) and holds a number of other appointments. She regularly attends and presents at conferences nationally and internationally.

Please join us in welcoming Yordanka to the team!

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