Christine obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines where she was awarded the Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence. She holds a Master of Corporate Law degree from the University of Cambridge graduating with First Class Honors. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2007.
She possesses extensive experience in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) sector, having worked as the head of the Project Development Service Department of the Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines. She likewise worked as a Foreign Consulting Attorney for Kelvin Chia Yangon Ltd., where she was seconded as General Manager of the Legal Department of the Joint Operations/PPP between Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications and KDDI/Sumitomo Corporation. She also previously worked for the Department of Finance Privatization and Management Office as Deputy Privatization Officer For Legal, and as an Associate at Castillo Laman Tan Pantaleon & San Jose Law Offices, one of the largest law firms in the Philippines.