Chris has been a member of the Board of Oxford Science Enterprises since its creation in 2015 and became Non-Executive Chairman in February 2020.
He has extensive experience leading and advising global financial institutions and is currently Chairman of Lonrho, the African conglomerate, and Leonteq. He is also a member of the supervisory board of Swiss Prime Site and a Senior Advisor to Lone Star Europe.
Chris started his career in investment banking at Barclays de Zoete Wedd. He was then Head of European Equity Capital Markets at Credit Suisse before becoming CEO of Man Investments, the global hedge fund, and a member of the Man Group’s main Board.
Chris is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.