Cristina is Director of Global Electric Mobility for WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and WRI Brasil. She works to manage and expand WRI’s portfolio of work on electrifying public transportation globally.

Previously, Cristina was Senior Urban Mobility Manager for WRI Brasil, working to transform the transport system in Brazil's cities to cleaner and more efficient means. This increases the quality of public service and reduces environmental impacts.

Cristina provides advice and support to cities designing and implementing low-carbon, high efficient transport solutions and policies, including electrification of the transport sector, transport demand management, new sustainable mobility, among others. Cristina is also one of the WRI representatives in the BRT Center of Excellence.

Cristina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and a Master's degree in Transportation Systems from the same university. She also holds a Project Management Specialization at UFRGS.