BComm, GradDipAppFin / Head of Distribution
Chris has over 25 years experience in servicing institutional, intermediary and high-net-worth individuals in Australia and Asia across a broad range of asset classes. He has led sales and marketing functions for leading global asset managers and has founded an Asia-Pacific based asset management business.
Prior to Vantage, Chris was Head of Distribution at Aura, where he was responsible for raising capital for alternative assets, led the wealth business as well as managing the high net worth client base of the firm.
Prior to Aura Chris led teams at BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse, Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs JBWere where he was responsible for the engagement and management of asset management clients of those firms. During this time, Chris primarily raised assets for alternative strategies including hedge funds, quantitative and algorithmic strategies, property, credit and private equity.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University as well as a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from Finsia. He has previously held qualifications from the ASCPA (CPA), has held Type 1, 4 and 9 qualifications from the SFC (Hong Kong), CMFAS qualified to deal and advise in financial securities in Singapore as well as RG146 qualifications in Australia.