Partner, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
Christina Karapataki, Partner, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
Christina Karapataki is an investor with experience building companies and commercializing technology in the energy and sustainability sectors.
In 2017, Christina joined Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a fund that invests in companies addressing climate and sustainability challenges. She focuses on decarbonization solutions for the electricity, transportation and manufacturing sectors. Christina has a passion for working with extraordinary entrepreneurs and helping move technology out-of-the-lab and into the real world.
Previously, Christina worked as a Venture Principal at the Schlumberger corporate venture capital group. She invested and established joint development partnerships with early-stage technology startups looking to adapt their products to oilfield applications.
Christina holds BA and MEng degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MS degree in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.