Kristina has over 15 years of experience in renewable energy project development, real estate, project finance and M&A. Driven by a passion for advancing the clean energy economy, she has an extensive background building new solar business models and go-to-market strategies. Kristina was part of a founding team at NRG/Clearway Energy Group, which created a leading national community solar platform, developing and financing over 500 MW /$1.8 billion in projects with over 15,000 residential and C&I/MUSH customers.
At Clearway, Kristina was responsible for identifying, evaluating, and sourcing new distributed generation and utility-scale solar projects through negotiating strategic development partnerships and M&A. She was involved in all aspects of building NRG/Clearway’s project pipeline from concept to energization, inclusive of development budget management and financial modeling, EPC partnership and contract negotiation, strategic procurement, power marketing/product development, and regulatory policy advocacy.
Prior to NRG/Clearway, Kristina was part of a founding team at Mosaic, leading the development of Mosaic’s rooftop community solar portfolio and serving as a project finance lead to develop origination channels for Mosaic’s structured solar finance products. Kristina was also on the investment research team at Heitman Capital Management, where she underwrote and recommended real estate investment strategies across traditional commercial and specialty property types. She served on Heitman’s Investment Committee covering office and self-storage acquisitions and development.
Kristina holds a MSc in Environmental Assessment and Evaluation from the London School of Economics and a BA in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley.