Chief Risk Officer - Managing Director
Christopher is the Chief Risk Officer of Permira. He focuses on improving and standardising Permira’s risk management function globally. His role covers key areas including reputation, conflicts, compliance, litigation and regulatory matters. Christopher is a member of the ESG group.
Prior to joining Permira as a Principal in 2008, Christopher was the Chief Administrative Officer for Emerging Markets (EMEA) at Morgan Stanley, where he was responsible for a number of compliance and risk matters, including helping the firm establish its Middle East offices. Before that, he practised law at Freshfields and Simpson Thacher.
Christopher has a degree in Law from Oxford University, England, and a degree in International Relations from Brown University, USA. He is a solicitor (England and Wales) and an attorney (New York).