Christine is a Dubai-based journalist, producer and all-round media nerd from South Africa with over a decade of experience in print and digital, having worked all over Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

She writes and produces podcasts and video features about the start-up ecosystems in emerging markets; covering everything from technology and investment, to arts, culture and sustainability.

In 2018 she co-founded Studio Avviso, a collective of professional storytellers that collaborate on fresh, thought-provoking new media projects and brands created *from the region for the region*, like The BetaBeat and The Afterhour.

Christine has edited, written and produced for Wired, Mashable, Inc. Arabia (which she helped launch in the region in 2016), The Sustainabilist, eNCA, Dubai Tourism, and Careem. She’s also anchored and moderated at numerous events in Dubai, including GITEX, Future Blockchain Summit, World Green Economic Forum, STEP Conference, WIL Economic Forum, and others.