Milltrust International Investments
Christopher Graves is a veteran finance professional based in Geneva, Switzerland. He co-founded Connexion Capital in London and Geneva in 2005, a firm active in corporate finance, private wealth management, fund distribution, and real estate. Previously, he partnered with Simon Hopkins at the leading alternative investments manager, Fortune Group in London, where he was responsible for European business development, including representing Lazard Asset Management LLC Alternative Funds in Switzerland from 1999 to 2005. Before his tenure at Fortune Group, Christopher served as the General Manager of Nikko Bank in Geneva, where he was active in investment banking, institutional asset management, and private wealth management from 1994 to 1999, following roles in institutional sales at Nikko Securities in Tokyo, Geneva, and Milan from 1983 to 1994. Earlier in his career, he worked at Banque Scandinave in Geneva as a Japan market analyst from 1981 to 1983 and at Cargill in Ocean Transportation from 1976 to 1980. Christopher studied International Relations at Geneva University from 1978 to 1981 and completed the Program for Executive Development at IMD in 1995. He holds the CIIA Certified International Investment Analyst designation since 1993. He is a Swiss national.