Christian was born in Rome in 1977. After a 5 year degree course in Communication and Media, he moved to London in 2003 to gain a better understanding of the European photographic arena. Since July 2005 he has been a regular freelancer with The Guardian, working within a very stimulating and exciting environment.
He has completed projects in advertising, corporate and artistic imagery, and his photographs have been published in magazines and newspapers worldwide. He has worked with a variety of international charities and commercial clients, been shortlisted for a number of prestigious awards, and for the 2012-13 has been selected and approved by the United Nations to photograph their peacekeeping missions.