Cristina is a senior researcher at LNEG, coordinating the Circular Economy and Life Cycle Management for Sustainability Research Area. She has more than 30 years of experience in design for sustainability, sustainability management and circular economy. In 1998-1999 she was a guest researcher at the Design for Sustainability Program at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
MSc in Sanitary Engineering and Bachelor in Environmental Engineering by the New University of Lisbon. In 2002, she publicly defended a dissertation equivalent to PhD, on environmental management and sustainable development at the level of organizations.
Cristina’s training and experience combine the areas of environmental sustainability and social sustainability, geared towards the design of products and product-service systems, with a lifecycle and systemic perspective.
She has been involved in several R&D projects in her fields of expertise and is the coordinator of CIRCO Hub Portugal and a certified CIRCO trainer.