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NATALIE URNER

GENERAL MANAGER

 

Natalie Urner, our General Manager since 2021, brings dedication and spirit to her role. 

She joined The iQ Group Global (parent company of CRC and Farmaforce) since CRC's inception in 2014. 

 

"We need to work hard in creating access to the world's best medical discoveries for our current and future patients. I am fortunate to lead the CRC business, we deliver on bespoke projects that ultimately help peoples quality of life. It is about focusing on the end game and we are the conduit to facilitate that process."

"CRC is a unique business that provides bespoke services tailored to our clients’ needs and we endeavour to go over and above to ensure quality medicines can be brought to commercialisation. We work as a team and share a positive outlook. There is a true sense of family among our employees where they are encouraged and empowered to deliver innovative projects to our clients."

OUR QUALIFIED EXPERTS

CRC services the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries by delivering a range of medical affairs and market access solutions. Led by a team of practising healthcare professionals CRC aims to maximise the uptake of therapeutic innovations for optimal patient outcomes and commercial success.

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ATHENA KOLIVOS
(MA, MPH, MCOM, BPHARM)

Chief Scientific Officer

Athena Kolivos is CRC’s Chief Scientific Officer and a practising pharmacist. With over 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, Athena has held several leading Medical Affairs and Market Access roles at some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Athena’s expertise spans from pre-registration through to post-market product life cycle-management within the Asia-Pacific region.

 

Athena is ardent in driving optimal outcomes for patient and healthcare stakeholders. Her expertise in medical launch strategy, medical affairs operations, education and training, market access, government and corporate affairs has helped many innovative drug and medical device products to be successfully launched and made available to patients and healthcare professionals.

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RIBAL NOUN
(BSC (MEDSC), BAPPSC (EX&SPSC), MPHARM)

Medical Manager

Ribal Noun’s methodologies in going above client’s expectations is simple - “understand, plan and create”.  Our conscientious Medical Manager is a current practicing pharmacist who has over 5 years’ experience in Pharmacy, Product Sales and Medical Affairs operations.

 

With an accomplished educational background in Medical Science, Applied Science (exercise and sport science) and a Master of Pharmacy, Ribal’s career has spanned across many facets of healthcare that include Rehabilitation, Pathology, Nutrition and Pharmacy.
 

Ribal is driven by a practical approach to his work, that is underpinned in improving patient outcomes as well as supporting commercial objectives.

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MERT ARAS
(B Sc. (HONS), M PHARM)

Business Development Manager

As a registered and practising community/hospital-based Pharmacist - Mert Aras, can leverage his 5 years’ experience into all aspects of pharmaceutical care.   Uniquely equipped with relevant insights generated by his current practice as a pharmacist, our congenial Business Development Manager can best uncover strategies towards your company’s vision or goal.  

 

Having graduated with first-class Honours in pharmacology and completing a Master of Pharmacy, Mert comprehensively understands the product life cycle from in-vivo or in-vitro development, through to patient/consumer access.

 

Mert’s expertise is not solely based on his work as a pharmacist, but also includes international Regulatory Affairs having worked for a pharmaceutical company based in Istanbul.

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RAMZI FARES
(B MEDSC (HONS), GCBUS, MEDAUSCEP, MTAA.)

Ramzi Fares is our Business Development Manager with a trusted reputation that expands over 7 years within the Australian pharmaceutical and medical device industries. 


Ramzi has successfully assisted numerous organisations to realise and capture full market growth and sales potential.  A humble member of our organisation, Ramzi attributes his accomplishments to ensuring that he has a refined understanding of his client’s needs, to best uncover tailored solutions accordingly.  


With expertise in organisational systems and processes to improve productivity and operational success; Ramzi has helped organisations expand their reach out to many Australian healthcare professionals in providing the best treatment for their patients.

Business Development Manager