Chris is a partner in Simon-Kucher’s Dubai office. He has more than 15 years of experience, including over 10 years in top-tier management consulting providing advice to leading private companies and public entities across the Middle East and Africa. Chris is a core member of the Consumer practice, with a specialty in leisure, travel, and tourism. He has deep expertise in setting strategic agendas, driving innovation and growth, defining operating models, and navigating large-scale transformations.
Prior to joining Simon-Kucher, Chris was a partner at Boston Consulting Group in the Middle East. Chris also spent 2.5 years at a leading investment bank in South Africa and another 2.5 years founding and launching a mobile application startup for making on-demand bookings in the food and beverage industry.
Chris holds both a BSc and master’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering (cum laude) and a BSc in information technology from the University of Johannesburg.