Christina Balis

Christina Balis is Global Campaign Director of Training and Mission Rehearsal at QinetiQ. Her 20 years’ experience across both sides of the Atlantic encompasses consulting, industry and public policy settings, with particular focus on defence, global security and transatlantic relations. She has been a fellow in the Europe Programme of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, vice president for strategy and corporate development at Serco Inc., and principal and head of European Operations of Avascent in Paris.

She holds a MA and a PhD in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC and Bologna, Italy, and business degrees from the UK and Germany.