Chris is a talent acquisition specialist who brought his expertise to Odyssey Search Partners in 2020. With decade-long experience dedicated to identifying top-tier talent for the buy side, he excels in connecting exceptional fundamental and structured investment professionals across credit and equity within renowned buy-side institutions. In particular, Chris specializes in placing special situations and capital solutions investment professionals across all levels, showcasing a nuanced understanding of the industry’s diverse needs.
Before joining Odyssey, Chris honed his skills at a global search firm, dedicating seven years to specializing in the intricacies of credit-related placements. His unique upbringing—born in Germany with Swedish roots, and raised in Johannesburg and London—shaped him into a truly international professional. Chris earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Texas A&M University.
Beyond his professional achievements, Chris is a passionate globetrotter, having traversed all seven continents (including Antarctica!) and explored 50 countries to date. His global adventures mirror his adaptability and curiosity, values that significantly contribute to his success in executive search.