chris joined nea in 2019 as a principal on the lp relations team. he is focused on managing relationships with the firm’s limited partners and raising capital from investors globally.
prior to joining nea, chris was principal, investor relations at ifc asset management company, a $10 billion private equity firm focused on growth equity investments in emerging markets. in this role, he was responsible for building relationships with global investors and developing new products in the growth equity, venture capital, and credit space. chris also worked at the carlyle group on the investor relations team and began his career in investment banking at evercore and ubs.
chris received his ba from georgetown university and his mba from the questrom school of business at boston university; he holds the chartered alternative investment analyst (caia) designation.