A breadth of banking, private wealth and industry expertise
Mark began his career in communications first in London before moving to Rio de Janeiro, New York and Miami.
Capitalising on opportunities in digital and emerging tech over the last twenty years he had held senior operational, corporate development and advisory roles with Publicis Group SA and WPP PLC.
Over recent years as technology has become increasingly pervasive he has been involved in consultative roles identifying opportunities in digital innovation, agritech, transportation, renewables and general infrastructure investment in the LATAC region.
A spanish and portuguese speaker he brings a deep knowledge of conducting business in the region together com with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Nick was born and raised in Latin America having spent his early years in Argentina and Brazil followed by a BA in Hispanic Studies at Bristol University. Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese Nick started his career in finance joining Bank of London & South America (BOLSA)/Lloyds Bank working in a number of Latin American countries in Corporate Banking and Treasury.
After a ten year stint in New York and London at Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse later in his career Nick moved over to Wealth Management working for Swiss, Gulf and UK financial institutions and most recently moved into the Non-Governmental space joining Canning House as Chairman July of 2020.
Nick brings an impressive knowledge of the Americas having worked in countries spanning Argentina to Canada with a deep understanding of treasury, finance and the cultural intricacies of doing business in the region.
Following a 30-year career with Euromoney, where he was the director of their conferences business and a Group Executive Committee member, Christopher set up his own consultancy, ChuteCourt Asesores. It advised funds, banks and others how to develop business around the world and introduces capital to projects.
From 2019 to 2022, Christopher was the Principal Permanent Adviser for the UK to the President of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI): in that role, he sourced and helped structure the first use of UK official funds into an infrastructure project in the region.
He is also Senior Adviser to OMFIF, the Official Monetary & Financial Institutions Forum, a think tank. There he has helped to launch the Sovereign Debt Institute and frequently convenes funding officials – from developed as well as emerging economies – with investors and banks for his trademark lively debates and discussions of global bond markets.
He has decades of Latin American experience with an extensive network of relationships in official, banking and corporate sectors.
A graduate of Manchester (BA) and Edinburgh (MSc) universities, he speaks Spanish and French.