Chris has over 15 years of financial services, investments and legal experience in both the United States and Asia. He is the co-founder of Revere, an innovative platform that is pioneering new investment products in venture capital.
Previously, Chris was a managing director LQ Pacific Partners, a Hong Kong based merchant bank focusing on tech investments. Chris was also a founding partner of West 22nd Capital Advisers, a Hong Kong-based single family office and SFC-licensed investment firm. Chris led investments in external asset managers, where he invested in and worked strategically with a variety of alternative strategies around the world. He also established the firm’s operations and was a member of the investment committee.
Before moving to the buy side, Chris was a senior corporate finance and investment funds lawyer with Baker McKenzie, with a pan-Asia practice representing large corporates, financial institutions, and fund managers.
Chris is a Type 1 and 4 Responsible Officer under the SFO, is admitted to practice law in Texas and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. Chris received a BA degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and a JD from the South Texas College of Law.
Originally from Houston, Texas, Chris lived and worked in Greater China (Beijing, Taipei and Hong Kong) from 2006 to 2019, and now splits his time between Hong Kong and Silicon Valley.
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