In 2016, Christine graduated as Master of Arts in European Studies from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven with a thesis on the integration of climate policy targets within the European Union’s development cooperation.
Prior to that, she completed a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, including a study-abroad experience at Cardiff University. Her studies in Mainz laid ground for her strong interest in international relations, development cooperation, as well as the integration of policy areas in order to address global challenges such as climate change most effectively.
Christine complemented her academic path with various pracitical experiences, including internships with the Representation of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Brussels, with GIZ’s Climate Finance Readiness Programme in Bonn and with the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi. Furthermore, she has worked as a Consultant for the GIZ project Advancing Transport Climate Strategies in Kenya. Through these positions, Christine strengthened her expertise in international climate policy, especially within the areas of climate finance and mitigation.
Christine joined the greenwerk. in May 2017 as a Junior Advisor for Climate Policy. She is supporting ongoing advisory services, especially in relation to climate finance, as well as the company’s business development.