Krisztina is a member of the PlanAdapt coordination hub, working on business and opportunity development, based in Berlin, Germany.
She leads the development of the PlanAdapt’s funding strategy, as well as project proposals for national and international research programmes, bi-lateral and multi-lateral aid programmes in the fields of climate change adaptation and capacity-building. She also coordinates bidding processes at PlanAdapt, beginning with the identification of relevant projects through to the agreement of the contract.
Krisztina has been working as an expert in cross-sectoral strategic planning processes, risk analyses, and monitoring and evaluation in project development for over 15 years. She is well-versed in process development and institutional frameworks, especially with a view to legislative procedures in EU affairs, national competencies, and administrative implementation. As a result of her work with and for European institutions, the Hungarian Government, as well as the private sector, Krisztina has long-standing expertise in developing, implementing, and leading development projects in the fields of climate change adaptation and mitigation, energy transition, green finance as well as inclusive education, institutional development, and EU-compliant public administration. Before joining PlanAdapt, she was the Senior Manager Business Development at adelphi, being responsible for the development of project proposals for national and international research programmes, bi-lateral and multi-lateral aid programmes, and for national and European environmental and climate action programmes.
As an experienced business development manager, Krisztina is the co-author of numerous publications and has led trainings, workshops, and simulation exercises in the area of capacity building. She is also an expert in the Results Oriented Monitoring (ROM) System of the European Commission and is Capacity WORKS certified.
Krisztina holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from the Zentrum für Staatswissenschaften und Staatspraxis (today: Europawissenschaften) from the Free University Berlin. During her studies, she placed an intensive focus on European foreign and development policy. She also holds a master’s degree in English Studies with a minor in Political Science, and a bachelor’s degree in Educational Science from the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest.