Christine is a Senior Scientific Officer at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission. She holds a doctoral degree in remote sensing for forestry applications. She has been working at JRC for over 20 years dealing with many initiatives on environmental monitoring and modelling in support to the EU environmental and international development policies (i.e. tropical deforestation, European forestry, agriculture, landscape ecology, green infrastructure and nature protection). In 2017, she joined the Knowledge Management Unit for Sustainable Development and Food Security to support activities at the science-policy interface for Biodiversity Conservation (DOPA), Green Infrastructure (EU Strategy) and the Africa Platform.