Christian has over 24 years’ investment experience including over 21 years investing in and analysing asset backed securities and corporate credit and 3 years of working in the private debt markets, prior to joining KKV in June 2020. Most recently Chris was a founding partner of White Circle Capital a company specialising in providing private debt solutions. Before founding White Circle in 2017 Christian worked at Jupiter Asset Management as a senior credit analyst covering securitised and corporate credit.
Christian worked at BlackRock for over 11 years until 2015 with his last role as lead investment manager in the European asset backed credit team. His expertise in private equity backed deals created significant alpha across the platform.
Between 1996-2004 he worked at Fitch Ratings, most recently in the asset backed credit team after working as an accountant. Within the asset backed team, he worked in the consumer ABS and RMBS monitoring team, before becoming lead credit analyst in the Whole Business Securitisation team. The role involved analysis of large property and operating asset portfolios in the leisure, care home and utility sectors.
Christian is a CIMA qualified accountant and has a degree in Geography from Salford University.