Partner, Dalberg Advisors

Chris is a Partner at Dalberg, based in Singapore, and leading our strategic growth in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Chris joined Dalberg in 2023 via the acquisition of Panl, a boutique advisory firm he founded in Vietnam in 2020.

Prior to Panl, Chris was the Global Head of Economic Development and Managing Partner of Vietnam for the Boston Consulting Group. He sits on the Economic Advisory Council for the Government of Vietnam within the Ministry of Planning and Investment, and is a board member of Fulbright University Vietnam, the country’s first independent non-profit university.

Chris has spent more than twenty years working with senior leaders of government in Asia, including a number of heads of state. His work has focused on defining and implementing national economic plans, and building institutional and human capacity that can sustain economic growth and promote innovation. This has included the transformation of many state-owned enterprises that are seeking to modernize and adapt to opportunities and challenges of technology-driving disruption.

Chris is a British national who grew up in Hong Kong and graduated in Classics from Oxford University. He subsequently completed executive leadership courses in Finance & Accounting and Mergers & Acquisitions at the National University of Singapore, Macroeconomics at the London Business School, and Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore.

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