Kelly Silva is a Senior Laboratory Specialist for IQLS. Her role is to assist IQLS in multiple projects particularly the ones related to Laboratory Quality Management Systems and Technical Audits.
She has more than 20 years of international experience, in working as an independent consultant with various clients in numerous African countries and in Latin America.
Her expertise as a multitask professional includes evaluation of laboratory quality management systems, Laboratory Accreditation and Certification, External and Internal Quality Assurance, Logistic and Laboratory Information systems, strengthening and capacity building. Besides that, she has designed, translated and delivered workshops and training courses to laboratorians. Her professional qualifications include a MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain, Master in Public Health, MBA in Organizations and Occupational Health, BSc in Clinical Chemistry, post-graduate studies in Advanced Laboratory Diagnostics and Clinical Cytology and a certificate as an ASCP- International Medical Technologist. Recently she also got a post-graduate certificate in Veterinary Laboratory.
Kelly speaks fluently English and Spanish, and her native language is Portuguese.
In her spare time Kelly loves to travel, going out with her friends and listening to good music!