Christine Sarkisian

Christine Sarkisian is Trade Commissioner, Life Sciences Business Development at the Consulate General of Canada, Boston, and co-founder of the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA@Boston).

She provides strategic advice and connections to Canadian biotech and medtech companies and researchers; mentoring and introductions to CTA@Boston ventures resident in a 4-month immersion program in the New England ecosystem. 

Prior to joining Global Affairs Canada, Christine was a member of the executive team of a Massachusetts-based financial institution, and held positions in marketing and communications for Fortune 500 corporations. 

A native Bostonian, she holds a Master’s in Intercultural Relations, specialization in Training and Consulting for Business from Lesley University; a Bachelor’s in Business Communication and Associate’s in Accounting from Bentley University, where she is an adjunct faculty member. She has studied Cellular & Molecular Biology at Harvard University, and worked in the business cultures of Canada, France, Italy and the U.S.