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Andrea Cristina Ruiz

Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

Andrea Cristina “Cristi” Ruiz has worked leading and assisting economic research and policy analysis on trade for development, conservation finance, public finance, global food systems, and payment for ecosystem services. Cristi has experience working with local and national governments, research institutes, NGOs, and universities in the U.S. and Ecuador, her home countries. She is interested in research and market based approaches to advance sustainable development. Cristi is a recent graduate from Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs and a proud GW alum.