Cristiana A.

Scientific Adviser, Climate Change Impact and Development Specialist, Multilingual

Doctoral DegreeUniversity College London



I am a scientific specialized in the field of environment and development (energy, climate change, water issues and natural disasters). Following my teaching and research activity, including both peer-reviewed and dissemination articles, I have worked as a consultant for many international organizations (UNESCO, IAEA, CARE, OI) and managed various projects. I combine both my technical (modelisation, ICT, Big data) and analytical skills to work on interdisciplinary projects:. the resilience and adaptation to climate change of women in the rural areas of Niger (CARE); the set-up of a natural based dam in Bangladesh to increase population resilience against the sea level rise (CALTROPe); the monitoring, research and evaluation of the DFID funded project "Increasing the Economic Empowerment of Women in Ghana & DRC through Rural financing"; the Energy transition in the Middle East and Water issues in Iraq. Moreover, she sustains the green-transition of various businesses adopting also business design thinking (Green &Care), and the development of new sustainable solutions to green issues. Finally, she is fluent in 5 languages (English, French, Italian, Hungarian, Spanish), which makes her an excellent communicator able to adapt to various interlocutors and to work in a multicultural environment. Board member of the Earth Child Institute (NYC), Board member of the Initiative 'More Water for the Sahel' (Paris), UN representative of The Foundation for Post-Conflict Development (NYC), and member of the humanitarian cooperative Humascop (Paris).


  • climate change
  • development aid
  • development
  • research & development
  • economic policy
  • world bank group
  • guinea
  • ghana
  • niger
  • united states
  • iraq
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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