Chris was appointed to the board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 December 2016 and took over as Chairman in December 2020.
He is a Non-Executive Director of investment and financial companies. These include Hanseatic Asset Management Ltd, a family office in Guernsey, and JP Morgan Global Core Real Estate Assets Ltd, a vehicle which invests in unlisted global JP Morgan real estate and infrastructure funds. Prior to a non-executive career, he was a director of Gartmore Investment Management plc, where he was Head of Gartmore’s businesses in the US and Japan. Before that he was a holding board director of the Jardine Fleming Group in Asia, resident in Japan, then Haong Kong. Prior to joining Flemings in London, he was with Phillips & Drew Asset Management. He is a Fellow of the UK Society of Investment Professionals and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
In 2006, Chris was commissioned by John Wiley to publish ‘Trustee Investment Strategy for Endowments and Foundations’.