Kristi L. Lengyel
Director of Patient Advocacy
Kristi Lengyel is Director of Patient Advocacy at UCB within the US Corporate Affairs team at UCB, Inc. In her role, Kristi has fostered strategic alliances by building strong and trusting relationships with professional and patient advocacy organizations, as well as other relevant stakeholder organizations to enhance patient health and well-being. Kristi joined UCB from Rational 360, a Washington, DC-based strategic communications and public affairs firm. Kristi also spent more than 15 years in the pharmaceutical industry with TAP Pharmaceutical Products and Takeda Pharmaceuticals in various roles in External Affairs, Government Affairs, Training, and Sales. She has extensive experience developing strategies to enhance relationships with professional and patient associations across several therapeutic areas. Kristi is an appointee to the Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant and Lactating Women (PRGLAC). She graduated from Saint Vincent College in Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, and from the University of Chicago with an MBA. She is based in Washington, DC.