Christina Frankopan

Christina is a Senior Consultant to Lazard Financial Advisory, specialising in fintech and blockchain. Christina started her career in the Corporate Finance Department of Lazard in 1995. She then gained start-up experience before working with boutique corporate finance houses, primarily advising on financial services and technology transactions. 

Since 2015, Christina has been working closely with decentralised ledger technologists, advising on funding and operating strategies. She is a venture partner with blockchain investors and a Blockchain Expert for the EU Commission.

Christina is a frequent speaker at industry events, including: Money 20/20, Bloomberg Crypto Summit, CogX AI Festival, Google Xoogler Summit, Cisco Blockchain Summit, Hackathon judge at ETHBerlin, ETHcc, Interwebs Summit at Copenhagen Technology Festival, London Business School, and has been an expert witness at the UK’s All Party Parliamentary Blockchain Group.
Christina graduated in Economics from Cambridge University as a Choral Scholar, is a Fellow of the RSA and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments. She is also an Industry Associate at UCL’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies. She was a Board member of Bioversity International from 2011-18 and for several years chaired the Finance and Audit Committee.