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Christine Norton

Director of Office Operations

Christine supports the Executive Director in all aspects of her role to ensure she can lead and direct the program effectively. She oversees the Executive Director’s schedule and travel planning and provides a key point of contact for program partners and stakeholders. Christine is also responsible for the organization of the Program Joint Committee and managing operations to support effective Program team delivery.

Christine is a highly experienced Executive Assistant, with a track record of working with senior executives in high-profile roles. She joined Schmidt Science Fellows after 14 years at Winston Partners where she was Executive Assistant and Associate, Operations and Administration to the CEO. She has previously held Executive Assistant and Operations roles in a range of organizations, including start-ups.

Earlier in her career, Christine served in the US Navy as a Chinese Mandarin Cryptologic Linguist. She holds a BA in English from the University of Maryland University College.