As Chief of Staff Ms Lonergan works closely with and supports the President and CEO in an execution capacity. Key responsibilities include supporting corporate development initiatives, strategic and organizational planning efforts, as well as developing and implementing an organizational evaluation strategy including corporate metrics/KPIs.
Kristy has 10+ years of experience in the commercialization of life sciences technologies with a demonstrated track record of success in a variety of roles across business development, strategic marketing, and product management. She is adept at conducting competitive analyses and developing business cases that enable data-driven decisions to support strategic direction, investments, partnerships, and product development opportunities, and has made significant contributions to the like at both CDRD and adMare. Prior to CDRD she held positions of increasing responsibility at STEMCELL Technologies, most recently managing a team of product marketing managers with accountabilities covering the company’s portfolio of cell culture products targeting academic, cell therapy, and drug discovery markets.
Kristy Lonergan holds a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Victoria, an MSc from McGill University in Neuroscience, and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.