Christina is the Assistant Editorial Director at the Center on Global Energy Policy. Prior to joining the Center, Christina Nelson was managing editor of the newspaper InvestmentNews and Columbia University's journal Capitalism and Society. Before her career in journalism, she was a public policy analyst specializing in energy and the environment, holding positions with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Christina attained a master's degree in history and a double bachelor's degree in finance and economics from Colorado State University.