Jelena joined CS Executive Group in 2015, as a Regulatory Scientist, working across key clients to provide support in the changing regulatory landscape. Jelena has a PhD in Chemistry from Monash University, which she completed in 2011.
During her candidature, Jelena published a number of articles in high impact journals and was also a co-inventor on a patent. After completing her PhD, Jelena worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Deakin University on an industry-funded project while supervising PhD and Honors students. She was later employed as an Application Specialist at a multinational Instrument company, providing tailored solutions and support to customers for their testing needs, offering training to customers as well as building the clientele database.
Since joining CS Executive Group, Jelena has attended a number of regulatory training courses and has been working alongside our Senior Regulatory Consultants assisting her to become confident and capable in the work she is involved with. Jelena has been fully trained on the assessment and listing of therapeutic goods such as complementary medicines and sunscreens (TGA), foods (FSANZ), cosmetics (NICNAS) and the authoring of specialized Safety Data Sheets.
With a PhD in Chemistry, a passion for problem-solving, commitment to learning and ability to work under pressure, Jelena has become a trusted partner for many local and overseas clients.
Building further on her expertise, and her appreciation for what makes a good scientist, Jelena can be found assisting our Recruiters with certain specialised technical roles and providing career advice to PhD candidates.
Outside of work, Jelena enjoys spending time with her young family exploring Melbourne’s parks and beaches. She also enjoys playing basketball, going to the gym, dancing and socialising with friends.