Cristina is a Law and Political Science graduate, specialized in Comparative Law and Legal Research from the EHESS in Paris (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales). She has a particular focus on public policy analysis and community based-research on justice and social sciences. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Carlos III University of Madrid. Throughout her academic career, she has been awarded two international scholarships to study at UQAM University in Montréal and Fundação Getulio Vargas, in Rio de Janeiro; where she was a research assistant at the Human Rights legal lab and worked, in 2016, at the Spanish Embassy in Brazil. Before joining BGI she has worked in the private sector in Spain and moved to Paris, before starting her LLM degree, to serve on the anti-corruption and public integrity division at the OECD Directorate for Public Governance. Her research and professional interests are mainly in the realm of interdisciplinary approaches in legal and social sciences, with a focus on transparency, public innovation and global constitutionalism.