Cristina Simioli started working at RGI in January 2018. She works with TSOs, NGOs and other stakeholders to improve their mutual understanding and find innovative solutions. At her previous position with a global environmental engineering consultancy, she coordinated initiatives in the energy market and stakeholder engagement projects. She studied Communication and International Affairs at the University for Foreigners of Perugia, Italy, and at the University of Lyon, France. She has a certificate from the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2).