Cristina Traini is Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at the Global Green Growth Institute. Before joining GGGI, she worked as Energy Project Manager at the European Commission in Brussels. She has extensive experience in project design and management, monitoring and evaluation as well as a good knowledge of the energy sector in the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries. Prior to joining the EU, she worked in the private sector as European Union energy and environmental policies specialist. She holds a Master degree in Political Sciences and International Relations from the University of Trieste (Italy) as well as a Master of Art in European Interdisciplinary Studies from the College of Europe in Warsaw.