Cristina is an entrepreneur who enjoys helping to create business connections between Australia and Latin America, as well as championing for conservation and female empowerment.
She is the owner and founder of a company manufacturing allergen sensitive products. Cristina is also a co-owner of two retail organic bulk food stores in Sydney and Brisbane.
She has a corporate legal background with more than 20 years’ experience on executive boards and management of not-for-profit associations.
Cristina is the vice-president of the Australia Brazil Chamber of Commerce, the CEO of the environmental charity Coalition for Conservation and a director on the board of the think-tank Beyond Zero Emissions. She is involved in community work with One Meal, a charity providing meals to the homeless.
Cristina completed the ‘Women and Power’ business program at the Harvard Kennedy Business School, US, in 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Law from the University of London, UK and a Diploma in Corporate Law from the University of Sydney.