Elvira van Straten



Elvira joined Progress as a consultant in June 2022.

During her studies at the VU University in 2008 she was introduced to the pharmaceutical industry and Quality Assurance at Sanquin Plasma Products. After finishing her degrees in 2014 (Msc Medical Physics, Msc Oncology), she left Amsterdam for Sydney where she worked as a (Senior) QA Associate for AbbVie.

Elvira has gained broad experience in both pre- and postmarket QA. She has been responsible for product complaint management, medical device reporting, batch record review, batch release, deviation and change management and document control. She also travelled between regions to train and support local teams.


Elvira lives with her partner in Den Haag and enjoys yoga and fitness. She loves to read a book in the park or host a dinner for family and friends.


  • QA support (Systems / Operations)
  • Batch record review
  • Medical device management
  • Complaint management