Luncheons with Leaders: Christina Keller

April 6, 2011


Christina Keller is an expert in sustainable global enterprises and a project manager at Cascade Engineering. She is responsible for the company’s HydrAid BioSand Water Filter — a product designed to relieve 4 million people in the developing world who lack clean water. Formerly, Ms. Keller was a senior consultant at Polaris Management Partners, a midsized management consulting firm in New York City. She was also a project manager at Environmental Resources Trust, where she worked on LED renewable energy and green house gas emission reduction. Ms. Keller has traveled to Uganda on multiple occasions to work with the nation’s first lady, Janet Museveni, and the international nonprofit Solar Light for Africa to install solar panels on schools and hospitals. She has helped develop a micro-enterprise in Peru and taught micro-business classes. Her international experience also includes work in Costa Rica and Chile. Ms. Keller earned her B.A. in international development and environmental studies from Boston College in 2003. She holds an M.B.A. with an emphasis in sustainable global enterprise from the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.