Based in London, Kristen has several years’ experience in strategic communications and advocacy, stretching across media relations, social media campaigning and stakeholder relations. At the Web Foundation, Kristen works across a range of programmes, including Open Data, Women’s Rights Online and the Web We Want.
Prior to joining the Web Foundation, Kristen was a Senior Account Manager at Portland, a communications agency, where she managed projects for a range of clients including telecoms and technology corporates, development NGOs and governments in the Middle East and Africa. Her career has also included stints working for for a digital communications agency in France, the US government in Mexico and China, and the German Chamber of Commerce in China.
A graduate of the London School of Economics, Kristen holds a MSc in International Political Economy. She speaks English, German, Spanish and French.