Kristina Fischer is the Associate Vice President of Business Development and Legal Services for Centara Hotels & Resorts (Centara). She is responsible for expanding Centara’s portfolio overseas and all legal matters of the group. Kristina has helped Centara to set up an office in Shanghai and expand into other international destinations including Qatar, Oman and the UAE. Prior to joining Centara in 2012, she worked as a corporate commercial and real estate lawyer at Baker McKenzie in Bangkok and at Black Dawson and Ashurst LLP in Singapore where she specialized on legal issues related to the hospitality industry. Kristina has an LLB from King’s College London and a Master Degree in International Relations from Thammasat University.