European Regional Director for C40 Climate Leadership Group, a network of the world's megacities taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Previously, she served as a legal advisor to the UN Development Programme, where she contributed to the legal structure of the MDG Carbon Finance Facility and the implementation programs of the Millenium Development Goals. With graduate degrees in law and government, she joins C40 from the New York City government where she served most recently as Deputy Director of Sustainability of the New York City Housing Authority and, prior to that, as Director of MillionTreesNYC, a PlaNYC initiative. Prior to joining the public sector, Cristiana worked as an international lawyer for the law firm Clifford Change Rogers & Wells and as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for News Corporation. A native Italian, she is based in Milan, Italy.
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