Before Nous, Christina founded and directed Maui & the Movement, a not-for-profit Maori education organisation. She was also a Business Strategy Consultant for a US educational institution entering the online market. Other roles included leading student-run consulting groups conducting financial, branding and marketing analyses for not-for-profit and small businesses in Vermont and California.
Christina holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Politics & Economics from Middlebury College. While attaining her BA she studied at the University of Oxford and Semester at Sea. She holds masters-level certificates from Middlebury in Peacebuilding & Conflict Resolution, as well as masters-level certificates in public policyanalysis and international affairs from the University of California Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy.
Christina is a hip-hop dancer, baker, Motown soul singer and avid traveller. She can usually be found playing or watching sports from soccer to rugby to outrigger, or reading philosophy.