Krystian holds a joint appointment as an Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology and a Policy and Regulatory Specialist at Philanthropy Australia, as part of a key strategic partnership between the 2 organisations.
Krystian was previously an adviser to a former Assistant Treasurer in the Australian Government. In this role he was responsible for delivering major not-for-profit sector reforms including establishing Australia’s first independent charities regulator – the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
He is Chair of Mental Health First Aid Australia, and serves on a number of Australian and international advisory boards including the Australian Taxation Office’s Not-for-profit Stewardship Group, the Advisory Council of the International Centre for Nonprofit Law, and the Editorial Advisory Boards of Alliance Magazine and the Third Sector Review.
Krystian has completed a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science focusing on regulatory policy, and a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Deakin University. He is currently undertaking a PhD at Swinburne University of Technology focusing on the regulation of structured philanthropy.