Kristine Zaidi
AHRC Associate Director of Programmes.

Kristine joined Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in September 2017 as the Strategic Lead for Literature, Languages and Area Studies. Prior to that, she held various positions in the Economic and Social Research Council. Her work included data policy, research infrastructure, security and urban studies. Kristine started her professional life as a civil servant in the government of the Republic of Latvia, working in international relations at the Ministry of Defence, and strategic planning in the State Chancellery. Kristine's academic background is in political science and security studies. Kristine's remit in AHRC covers: Strategy, Impact and Evaluation, Research in the areas of Heritage, History, Literature and Languages, Research in the areas of Health and Environmental Humanities.