Chris is a chartered financial planner and has lived in the UAE for over 10 years. He works for The Fry Group; a 123-year-old tax, estates, and financial planning company, headquartered in the UK. Starting his career in 2008, Chris worked for Lloyds TSB looking after high net worth clients in Cheshire, England. After moving to UAE in 2011, he has worked for both Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC before joining The Fry Group upon their arrival to the region in December 2018. Chris holds qualifications from The London Institute of Banking and Finance, he is also a qualified UK pension transfer specialist.
Chris firmly believes that building strong relationships is key to sustaining long term business for British companies in the region; he has strong opinions on the state and reputation of the financial services sector in the region. Through the BBG he is looking to attract top tier banks, advisors, asset managers, and fin-tech experts whilst increasing the awareness of Abu Dhabi as a financial hub in the region. He is also keen to promote personal finance education for BBG members and the wider community alike.