Breakthrough Energy Team

Christina Karapataki

Prior to her current role, Christina worked as a Venture Principal in the corporate venture capital group at Schlumberger Technology Corporation. She focused on finding early stage technologies, across multiple sectors and industries, which could be adapted to serve oilfield applications. She specialized in early stage investments in energy, advanced materials, industrial software solutions and sustainability technologies. Christina served on the board of directors for Wirescan AS and as a board observer for 908 Devices, Miox and Parsable.

Christina has been recognized by Forbes in the 30 Under 30 Energy category and received the Global Corporate Venturing award as one of the top 100 Rising Stars in the corporate venturing industry. She currently serves as an advisor on the NVCA Corporate Venture Group.

Christina holds BA and MEng degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MS in Technology and Policy from MIT.