Christina transitioned from male to female in the workplace in 2014 while working at Balfour Beatty in the construction sector. She graduated at the University of the West of England with a Building Engineering & Management Degree in 1993. Her career began working as an assistant site engineer at St Johns College Oxford, and went on to work on projects like the British Airways World Cargo Centre , where she was an Assistant Site Manager.

Christina moved into the Planning Department and moved onto more challenging projects including the Olympic Village ,Lakeside Shopping Centre and All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon. After 23 years with Gallford Try she moved to Balfour Beatty to work on 13 schools including a new secondary school in Reading.

Since her transition , Christina has become an ambassador for the company and has given over 35 industry talks on Equality, Diversity , Inclusion , Fairness and Respect. As well as talks on mental health support in the workplace.

Christina became chair of the Balfour Beatty LGBT and Allies Network in 2015 , and has been recognised with a number of awards including the British LGBT Awards Corporate Rising Star. Christina lead the network to win at the CECA Civil Engineers Contractors Association Awards in 2016.

Christina is also a CITB Construction Ambassador , giving talks in schools on careers advice.

Her volunatary work over laps with her day job, and has been invited to a number of high profile clients to speak on Diversity and Inclusion , and transitioning in the workplace. Christina works closely with Executive Sponsors on the Balfour Beatty board, raising awareness of greater diversity and inclusion in the Construction industry.