Prior to joining Alvarium he was a Partner at HighTower Advisors, resulting from a divestiture in 2015 from Guggenheim Partners, where he was head of US Portfolio Management for the SEC-registered Guggenheim Investment Advisors. Prior to joining Guggenheim Partners in 2009, he was in the structured finance and derivatives group at Goldman Sachs, and before that he managed a structured finance portfolio at Sailfish Capital. He has credit derivatives and bond-trading experience from roles at both Wachovia Securities and Bear Stearns, and he started his career in 1993 at Merrill Lynch Investment Management as a Portfolio Manager. Christopher holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Chicago and a Master of Science in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 licences.