Deputy Chief Executive
Chris joined InfraRed in 2008 as Deputy Chief Executive, having originally joined Midland Bank, later acquired by HSBC, in 1981. Initially focused on project finance, Chris has had extensive involvement with a variety of leverage, structured and cash flow based financings internationally. Chris undertook a series of Credit roles, culminating in becoming Head of Credit Risk Management for HSBC in London.
He also sat on the Board and Investment Committee of HSBC Private Equity Europe (now Montagu Private Equity). Chris was also responsible for HSBC’s global private equity investment activities and sat on the boards and committees of HSBC’s private equity businesses in Asia, the Middle East, U.S. and Canada, and on boards of a number of third-party funds. Chris is responsible for the day-to-day management of the InfraRed business, including oversight of the Finance, Risk and Compliance functions. Chris is a graduate of Loughborough University with BSc and MPhil degrees.