Christiana brings her background in housing and real estate finance and technology to provide a broad range of support for housing and economic development projects in New York City and beyond. With a long-held belief that fair access to high-quality housing should be a local, state, and federal policy priority, Christiana works to promote creative solutions to our most challenging urban problems with a particular focus on solutions that are both equitable and resilient in the face of climate change.
Prior to joining HR&A, Christiana worked in urban data science and technology as a Product Manager for a software platform for affordable housing site feasibility analysis. Throughout her career she has served in a range of roles in the non-profit, public, and private sectors in community development and real estate.
Christiana holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley with a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate, and a Bachelor’s in Government and Legal Studies and Visual Arts from Bowdoin College.