Chris is AgDevCo’s Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and one of the company’s founding directors. He has been working in development finance in Africa for the past 20 years, including periods living in Namibia and Mozambique. Prior to AgDevCo, Chris worked in infrastructure project development with InfraCo Africa; as an economic adviser in the UK’s Department for International Development; and as an economist in the Ministry of Finance in Namibia. He started his career in corporate finance with Arthur Andersen. Chris holds economics degrees from University College, Oxford (BA Hons) and the London School of Economics (MSc). He grew up on a hill farm in Carmarthenshire, South Wales.
Other current positions: Chris is a member of AgDevCo’s Board and Executive Committee. He also holds a number of board positions in AgDevCo’s subsidiary and investee companies.