As a Programme Director of e-Democracy at the e-Governance Academy, she leads the ideation and implementation of several local, national, and international projects on open governance and digital engagement of citizens. Her passion is local democracy, as she sees it as a testbed for democracy innovations. Her most recent projects focus on how to measure the impact of e-participation initiatives and how cities, when engaging citizens become more resilient in facing green deal challenges.
Kristina holds an MA in Public Relations and a PhD in Media and Communications and is internationally acknowledged public speaker on digital engagement.
Kristina speaks Estonian, English, Spanish, Russian and some German.