Vice President Commercial, KrisEnergy
Chris joined KrisEnergy in 2009 and is a strategist responsible for the origination and execution of corporate and asset acquisitions for the group and in particular the valuation of business opportunities.
Between 2003 and 2009, he was the in-house Financial Advisor for Pearl Energy, working on all aspects of fundraising and acquisition opportunity evaluation, including reserves-based lending facilities, pre-IPO private equity placements, the company’s initial public listing in 2005 and all key asset acquisitions.
In 2002, he was a consultant with Asian Development Bank and from 1997 until 2001, Chris was Assistant Vice President in the Project Finance Group of ABN AMRO in Singapore focusing initially on project advisory transactions in the power sector and later moving into lending and advisory in the oil and gas sector. Chris began his career in Asia as a private equity analyst for Chase Capital Partners in Hong Kong before moving to Singapore to take up the role of Assistant Vice President in the Risk Asset Management Group.
He holds a Master of Arts (China Studies) from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C., and a Bachelor of Arts (International Relations) from John Hopkins University, Baltimore in Maryland, in the United States. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and the South East Asia Petroleum Exploration Society.