Christiana Hambro joined the IEA as the external relations manager in August 2012 before becoming head of external relations in January 2014. She previously worked at the Henry Jackson Society, where she ran over 100 events a year. Prior to that, she worked for The Freedom Association as development manager. In this role, she helped establish an extensive student network across the UK and, as part of this, organized the inaugural Freedom Forum, a residential and political conference for 100 students. Christiana was previously the deputy editor of Freedom Today and has contributed articles to The Commentator and Conservative Home. She also acts as an advisor to the UK Liberty League. Christiana has a BA in politics from the University of York, where she was also vice chair of the student Freedom Society.