Managing Director, Convergence Blended Finance
Chris has more than 25 years’ experience financing projects in more than 80 countries worth over $30 billion — ranging from large infrastructure projects to small financial inclusion programs. In the past 20 years, Chris has focused on investing in projects with dual financial and development objectives in developing projects (since 2015, known as United Nations Sustainable Development Goals investing). He is currently managing director at Convergence, an organization dedicated to mobilizing investment to developing countries through blended finance.
Prior to joining Convergence, Chris held senior strategic risk management positions at the European Bank for Reconstruction (EBRD) and Export Development Canada (EDC), including the design and implementation of an enterprise-wide risk management framework.