Kristina Budrytė-Ridard is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and has been part of the Brussels Financial Services Public Affairs team within the Strategic Communications practice since 2015. Kristina has more than a decade of consulting experience advising clients on developing and implementing their public policy and advocacy strategies in the European Union (“EU”) and at the national and international levels.
Kristina has a strong track record in leading accounts and developing successful lobbying campaigns for a wide range of financial services clients as well as companies interested in tax policy issues in the EU and international institutions.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Kristina worked for several years at an international government relations and public affairs consultancy in Brussels, where she focused on financial services, tax, energy and environmental policy issues. Kristina also worked at the Legal Service of the European Commission as well as law firms in the Netherlands and Lithuania. Kristina studied law at Vilnius University and holds an LL.M. with honours in Law and Economics from Utrecht University.
Kristina is Lithuanian, and is fluent in English and highly proficient in French.