Christina M. Ibrahim

Christina M. Ibrahim

Class of 2018

Christina Ibrahim is a Global Business Executive and Legal Expert who brings extensive international and domestic experience as General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Secretary and Board Member, as well as company transformation. She is the recipient of multiple awards, including General Counsel of the Year, Large Legal Department, 2020, by The Texas Lawbook and Association of Corporate Counsel’s Houston Chapter. Her Board-Level competencies include the following:

  • GUIDANCE & GOVERNANCE: Strategic advisor to and trusted partner of Board of Directors, CEO and Senior Executive Team, valued for decisive leadership, global perspective, high integrity, unwavering ethics and guidance in achieving business goals, setting company vision and compliance with laws, regulations and ethical standards. Agile Leader overseeing departments for operations, legal, ethics and integrity, investigations, governance, compliance, audit, insurance and global security for global companies, including commercial and corporate legal functions, litigation, dispute resolution, intellectual property, securities, financing and mergers & acquisitions.
  • INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE: Lived and worked overseas. Advised Board, CEO, senior leadership on internal/external legal affairs, including global commercial business, governance, mergers & divestitures, regulatory matters, litigation management, employment, supply chain and real estate to achieve company objectives.
  • STRATEGY & EXECUTION: Collaborative, outcome-oriented problem-solver who develops solutions that align with company goals and executes with urgency across all levels of the organization. Hard-working, competent Legal Officer who works cross-functionally to support leadership of entire company; extensive experience in complex litigation and leadership in negotiating/executing complex mergers, acquisitions & divestitures spanning multiple countries.
  • TRANSFORMATION EXPERTISE: Guides and oversees complex transformation of all technology utilized for managing client information, processing trades and financial reporting. Guides workflow strategy and organization of all essential business processes and efficiency of all business functions. Collaborates with other Executive Leadership Team members to set company performance goals and to update operations to meet business objectives. Develops and implements strategies, procedures and business plans needed to enhance company growth. Guide organizations through complex business and culture transformation and restructuring to ensure diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • TEAM-BUILDING: Adept builder and mentor of engaged, diverse teams across global operations who inspires and empowers others to succeed. Cultivates and provides opportunities for talent development within organization.
  • COMMUNICATION: Candid and transparent communicator who excels in tailoring complicated messages to a wide variety of constituents.

Public Company Board Experience

PDC Energy, Inc., Denver, CO, 2018 – 2021: Director, Nominating Governance Committee Chairperson

Non-Profit, Member, Board of Directors:

Society of Corporate Governance, New Yor, NY, 2023- present, Houston Area Women’s Center, Houston, TX, 2013 – 2019, American Heart Association, Go Red Executive Committee, Houston, TX, 2013 – 2019, Prevent Blindness, Houston, TX, 2013 – 2017