Christopher is an LDI Portfolio Manager in the LDI team and is the lead fund manager on large bespoke and segregated LDI portfolios for UK, Dutch and German clients. Chris joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO since 2006. He has extensive experience structuring solutions for clients across the derivative space including synthetic equity, options and swaptions structures. During his time in the group, Chris has designed and run funds designed to fit specific client requirements including an enhanced beta commodity fund and an annuity replication strategy for defined contribution clients. Chris has an MPhys degree in Theoretical Physics from Exeter University and is a CFA Charterholder.