Chris is Investec’s blockchain specialist and focuses specifically on product development and strategy for the Specialist Bank. His fascination with the history of money and the inner workings of the monetary system led him to the world of blockchain and privately issued monies.

His career spans roles as an economist, sovereign risk analyst and sell-side economic strategist. Chris is a co-founder of the South African chapter of the Mises Institute and is currently an advisor to the economics curriculum at a private South African university as well as a strategic advisor to a Chamber of Commerce. He holds an undergraduate degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Stellenbosch University.