Biography

Kristina Tremonti, a native of Athens, is an anticorruption activist and policy analyst. Since being pressured to bribe a public hospital to get treatment for her grandfather with prostate cancer, she has been fighting corruption in Greece on many fronts, advising the Greek Minister of Defense on these issues from 2015 to 2016.

Tremonti is the founder of the nonprofit organization Edosa Fakelaki (I Paid A Bribe Greece), which helps citizens report corrupt practices occurring in government-supplied public services. She has worked for the OECD’s Technical Assistance Project supporting the Greek government's National Anticorruption Action Plan. In 2018, Forbes magazine named her to its "30 Under 30 in European Law & Policy" list.

Tremonti has been active in alumni volunteering for Yale ever since her graduation in 2011 with a major in Political Science. In addition to interviewing high school students for the Alumni Schools Committee, she has served as a YAA At-Large Delegate, is an energetic member of both the Yale Club of Greece and the Yale International Alliance, and has been an alumni panelist for the Global Citizenship workshop organized by Careers, Life and Yale. She is a first-year member of the YAA Board of Governors.

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