Chris graduated from Boston University in 2005 with a B.A. in Economics. He started his career with Morgan Stanley’s Commodities department in London be fore joining EFG- Hermes’ Investment Banking Team in the summer of 2006.
He spent 3 years in Investment Banking with EFG, including a year based out of Riyadh, KSA during which time he advised on multiple M&A and Equity deals spanning many sectors. Chris then joined EFG’s Asset Management department, as part of a small team that would run a new US$ 250mn regional public/private equity fund, seeded by the Wellcome Trust.
Chris left EFG at the end of 2011 and founded Zooba, an Egyptian street food concept.