Cristina Pinilla

Cristina joined the Public Affairs Team at Hill+Knowlton Strategies Spain in 2021.

During four years and a half, Cristina worked as advisor at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, first for ministers Luis de Guindos and Román Escolano and, since 2018, at the Cabinet of vice president Nadia Calviño.

Her tasks ranged from communication advice (storytelling, communication strategy) to political and parliamentary advice (engagement with other ministries, parliamentary groups and political parties, political strategy advice).

Cristina started her professional career at the news agency Europa Press, first at the Brussels office and, later, as editor at the local desk in the Autonomous Community of Madrid and as economic correspondent stationed at the Parliament.

Over the years, she has specialized in the creation of storytelling to convey to different audiences and she has also gained deep understanding of the decision making process and the legislative procedures at different levels of the Administration. Used to work in high complexity environments and to face conflict settlement.

Cristina is graduated in Journalism by Universidad Complutense of Madrid and Master in Public Policy (MPP) by the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy of Universität Erfurt (Germany).

Cristina speaks Spanish, English and Italian.