Alternative Investment Strategist, Allianz Global Investors
Chris joined Allianz Global Investors in October 2015 to develop the group’s alternative investment capabilities.
Chris has worked for over 10 years within alternative investments as an analyst, consultant and lawyer. He has worked within a fund of hedge funds and acted as a consultant to family offices and emerging hedge fund managers. He was also instrumental in setting up one of the earliest independent alternative UCITS platforms and has written for AIMA on a number of investment and structuring topics.
Chris is a UK qualified solicitor (non-practising) who trained with Travers Smith LLP specialising in financial services, corporate finance and derivatives and has acted on behalf of major pension schemes, asset managers and government institutions.
He holds a Masters in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Merton College, Oxford University.