17 May 2021
Exploited in plain sight:
Analyst, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Kristina joined the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime in October 2018. She is currently an analyst conducting research on the Western Balkans and working on the Civil Society Observatory to counter organized crime in South East Europe. She is based in Vienna.
Kristina holds a master’s degree in advanced international studies from the Vienna School of International Studies, a BSc in international business from the Vienna University of Business and Economics and a BA in development studies from the University of Vienna.
As a native Austrian, Kristina speaks German, English and Spanish, possesses working proficiency in French and basic knowledge of Italian.
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