Christina K. Lopes is an emerging markets finance executive and holds board positions in the non-profit sector. As Founder of CKL Consulting, she advised on billions of dollars of transactions for clients such as EBX Holdings, in Latin America’s largest financing in the oil sector (OGX) and electricity (MPX). She began her career in 1997 at Cambridge Energy Research Associates, working on Brazil’s energy sector liberalization. Other finance roles include Latin American Currency Strategist and Emerging Markets Trader. At Credit Suisse, she facilitated transactions of the world’s largest projects in greentech and natural resources.
Lopes is an Advisory Board Director of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) for the Western Hemisphere, where she also oversees endowment management. IPPF is the world’s largest women’s health service provider. She also participatedin the United Nations Commission for the Status of Women, lectured at Columbia University, and founded Young Orpheus. Lopes performed with the Boston Ballet, attended University of Massachusetts, Princeton University’s Graduate School and received a Master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University.
Christina K. Lopes is a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, and the co-founders HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Professor Pekka Himanen of Finland and John Hope Bryant, founder of Operation HOPE, along with the board of directors of Global Dignity, were honored to name her the country co-chair of Global Dignity, Brazil.