Chief Operating Officer
Chris brings over 20 years of senior financial and operational management experience to Fintex Capital’s senior team and works closely with CEO Robert Stafler devising and implementing operational and financial strategy.
As COO he oversees the firms legal, financial, operational and regulatory matters, as well as using his commercial expertise in the structuring and funding of real estate transactions.
Chris is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants qualifying in 2000 before embarking on a successful career spanning 15 years within investment banking. Chris has held various leadership roles within HSBC, Deutsche Bank and Standard Chartered where he went on to become global CFO for their real estate portfolio.
Chris saw an opportunity to leverage his strategic and commercial mindset and moved onto Mount Street LLP, a loan servicing and debt management business as Financial Director. During his tenure he oversaw a management buy-out, corporate acquisitions and expansion of the business and its corporate governance functions.
Prior to joining Fintex Capital, Chris was Financial Director at Reditum Capital, a boutique debt advisory business specialising in structuring joint venture funding for real estate transactions. As part of the senior leadership team, Chris played a key role in the development of the finance, treasury and operational functions, driving business strategy and portfolio growth while maximising financial returns for investors.
Chris is a graduate from the University of the West of England with a BA in Accounting & Finance and lives in Cambridge.