Portfolio Manager, Frontier, Partner
Chris is a portfolio manager for our frontier strategy, having joined the investment team in 2015. Previously he served as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Allianz Global Investors and Nicholas-Applegate, managing the global strategies group with responsibilities for developed and emerging markets. He managed International Small Cap and Global All Cap strategies using an investment philosophy designed to capitalize on behavioral inefficiencies with a focus on positive fundamental change. Prior to that, Chris was an analyst in the investment banking division of Lehman Brothers.
Chris holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Chris is an alumnus of the Robert Toigo Foundation MBA program and the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management.
How and why did you get into this business?
I started on the buy-side as an intern while completing my M.B.A. at UC Berkeley. I was attracted to the challenge of finding value in a business before it was widely recognized.
Why did you choose to work in frontier investing?
The challenge of creating value in a dynamic and diverse investment universe.
What do you like to do in your downtime away from work?
Gardening and cooking, from my backyard to my dinner plate. I also play indoor soccer.