Chris joined the PRI in October 2016 as the Head of the Americas helping manage signatory relations in North America. He’s subsequently been promoted to Director of the Americas with additional responsibilities for relationships in Latin America. Prior to this, he was Head of Investor Initiatives for CDP, the former Carbon Disclosure Project, in North America. He served as the CDP representative for Sustainable Accounting Standard Board’s (SASB) Standards Council and for Climate Bond Initiative’s Climate Bond Standards Advisory Board. Previously, Chris worked in New York and Tokyo for JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank, Sanwa Bank and the former Lehman Brothers in fixed income. He holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BBA from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.