Christina has worked in public policy, and business development for more than twenty years in Greece and abroad. As the Public Policy Officer of the Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) at EPLO, an international organization, she leads its activities in mainstreaming the SDGs and ESG, whilst being involved in business development projects for new technologies and sustainability that range from ESG strategy and audits to renewable energy as Managing Director of Verture, a global consulting firm, where she has been instrumental in creating Verimpact, a leading proprietary ESG tool and methodology. Verture’s diverse clientele includes the European Commission, UNEP, Hill Intl and IBIDEN.
Christina commenced her career teaching at the University of Chicago, the University of Athens and the French Institute of Athens. She served as Chief of Staff for the Dean of the Hellenic Parliament, and as Senior Advisor at the Greek Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks and the Ministry of Education, Religious Affairs, Culture and Sports. Her high-profile public and political affairs positions at the US, and Australian embassies have added to her experience with different administration and governance systems.
A firm believer in gender equity and the SDGs, she has been a mentor at Unreasonable Group, Innovyz Australia, and in the EIC Women Leadership Programme (WLP) with an aim of inspiring women to take over leadership positions.
Christina holds an MA in the Humanities from the University of Chicago where she was a Fulbright Scholar, and a BA in English and Greek from the University of Athens. She has been trained in Public Diplomacy and Cultural Affairs at the Foreign Service Institute, US Department of State. Fluent in Greek, Spanish, English and has studied Mandarin Chinese and Italian.