Chris has over 22 years’ investment experience including 16 years managing and analysing asset backed securities and 6 years working in the private debt market prior to joining KKV in June 2020. Most recently Chris was a founding partner at White Circle Capital a company specialising in providing private debt solutions. Before founding White Circle in 2017 Chris spent two years as a Director of several developing businesses with a focus on SME and consumer finance. He assisted these businesses to access debt and equity capital as well as seeking out new lending and investment opportunities.
Prior to this he managed over €8bn of European asset backed credit at BlackRock from 2008 to 2014. Under his tenure, the asset backed team provided strong returns within the flagship European multi-strategy fixed income fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2008, Chris was a Director responsible for covering asset backed credit in Europe and Asia with Société Générale. Before that he worked at RBS and UBS where he began his career in 1998. Chris has a degree in Mathematics from Imperial College.