Christina Koulias

Senior Manager of Governance and Legal at United Nations Global Compact

Christina Koulias serves as Senior Manager, Governance and Legal at the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Christina leads the Governance Unit which includes anti-corruption, humanitarian needs, peace and rule of law. Additionally, Christina recently led the development of the Business for the Rule of Law Framework and the Guide for General Counsel on Corporate Sustainability.

Prior to joining the UN Global Compact, Christina worked at one of Australia’s top tier law firms and served as Senior Associate to the Hon. Justice Almond at the Supreme Court of Victoria. She also has over 12 years of commercial experience at one of Australia’s largest banks where she specialized in Operational Risk and Compliance, among other various functions.

Christina earned her Master of Laws (L.L.M/JD) from Monash University in 2010 and Bachelor of Business Management (B.B.A) from the University of South Australia in 2002.

The United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. With over 9,500 business participants and over 85 Local Networks, it supports businesses to act responsibly by aligning their strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and encouraging them to take actions to advance societal goals, such the UN Sustainable Development Goals. For more details, please visit