Kristina is a healthcare communications specialist with over 20 years of experience in the Australian and global healthcare and pharmaceutical marketing industry. Kristina’s career includes demonstrated success leading agencies and partnering with clients across Europe and Australia to bring scientific breakthroughs to market. Kristina brings a wealth of experience covering an extensive portfolio of therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiology, respiratory, endocrinology, psychiatry, and ophthalmology.

Prior to joining VMLY&R Health to lead the new specialist health offering in Australia and New Zealand, Kristina was the Managing Director of Ogilvy Health Australia. During her 13 year tenure, Kristina worked closely with local and global stakeholders including the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare professionals, patient advocacy organisations, government bodies and cross functional agencies across the global WPP network.

Throughout her career Kristina has worked with industry leaders including Pfizer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi, Janssen and Novo Nordisk. Kristina is a frequent juror for international awards, leadership mentor, university lecturer, and a vocal ambassador of health and wellness at work.

Kristina’s passion for fusing science with art has created award winning initiatives resulting in successful behaviour change and creating a real impact in health.