Christie Constantine is Global Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Baker McKenzie. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the Firm’s global CSR strategy and acts as the principal liaison with the Firm’s Chairman, Executive Committee, Global COO and key Firm leaders in relation to all sustainability matters.
Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Christie was the Creative Director for Virgin Unite, Sir Richard Branson’s charitable foundation in London. She was responsible for the foundation’s overall creative output and helping to develop its brand positioning in the UK, US and South Africa.
Earlier in her career, Christie worked with a Washington, DC, PR firm focused on health, education, and women’s rights. She has also worked for Pro Bono Net, an organization funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that increases legal services for the indigent through the innovative use of technology. She has also worked as a refugee advocate with the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights in New York and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Christie received a BA in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and also studied printmaking at the Universidad de Costa Rica. She currently lives in Amsterdam.