Before founding Align Investment, Chris was a Managing Director at UniCredit Bank AG based in Munich. During his 15 years within the UniCredit Group, he was responsible for the Group's European Direct Equity Investment business, established and managed the Group's Private Equity Fund Investment activity and was a senior member of the Leveraged Finance unit. He held board positions at 3 Portfolio investment companies and also sat on bank steering committees.
Prior to UniCredit, Chris worked as a Relationship Manager covering Consumer Goods and Commodity clients for Société Générale in London.
Chris holds a First Class B.A. Hons from the University of Keele. Although a native Englishman, Chris also speaks fluent German and French. He is married and has one son.