Crysta Kaczmarek joined Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) in January 2022. Crysta has extensive experience working on a broad range of research and commercial contracts and process development activities, gained in the UK Higher Education sector prior to joining HDR UK.

Crysta completed a PhD in Archaeology in 2016 at the University of Leicester after having completed a Bachelor of Arts in Classics (BA Hons) and a Master’s in Archaeology (MA Hons) at the University of Alberta in Canada, before switching career focus to research contracts management, bringing an understanding of academic research and publishing to her work.