Chris is currently a board member and senior advisor to a number of organisations including Escala Partners, Sturt Capital Partners, Wayside Chapel and previously Elevate Australasia and an independent director with Merrill Lynch Equities. Chris is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, is US Series 7 certified and holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science & Asian Studies.
Chris is very experienced and effective senior business executive with extensive international involvement with a number of global financial brands. A proven managing director with over 30 years’ experience in Australia and the US, Chris has widespread leadership experience across Financial markets, including Investment Banking, Global Markets, Asset Management and Wealth Management. Over the last 15 years, he has held a number of senior executive roles with Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch in Australia. Chris is a tenacious and inspirational leader with a proven track record in the financial services industry. He has hands on experience in wealth management, customer and commercial management, finance, risk management, regulatory and prudential governance, business turnaround and organisational change management.