Kristy joined IHS Markit in September 2019 as a Senior Product Management Analyst in the Maritime and Trade Department after interning at the company in 2018. She is leading the department's efforts in creating a sustainability screening platform for vessels for the maritime industry and is also involved in the company's wider ESG practice. Part of her role, she interacts daily with different players in the maritime and trade industry to understand their sustainability strategy and assist with bespoke ESG data. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Kristy has worked closely with public sector actors through internships at the UN headquarters in NYC, the UNESCO in Paris, and the global think-thank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Beirut.
Multi-cultural and multi-lingual, Kristy is fluent in Arabic, French and German as well as English. Kristy holds a BSc in Government from the London School of Economics and is currently pursuing an MSc in Sustainability and Social Innovation at HEC Paris.