Kali Chandrasena

Research Officer

Kali joined NDARC in 2021 and is working in the Drug Trends team as the NSW Coordinator for Ecstasy and Related Drug Reporting System (EDRS) and the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS). 

She has a public health policy background and has worked for the NSW Users and AIDS Association and Scarlet Alliance to develop and advocate for evidence and rights based public health policies impacting marginalised communities. Kali has a strong interest in harm reduction, reducing stigma and discrimination against marginalised communities, and producing research that supports rights based public health policies. 

Kali has completed a Masters in Social Work.