Chris Rowse – Partner

Chris is a Partner of the firm and leads the Private side investment practice specialising in private equity, venture capital and impact investing. Working with the investment management and financial investor practices, Chris advises his  investor clients on hiring CIOs, investment professionals and C-suite managers for their portfolio companies. He has also been instrumental in advising clients on team acquisitions in the venture capital and private equity space and helping clients establish teams across developed Europe, the US and global emerging markets.

Chris also works with family offices and philanthropic investment organisations who are committed to Impact investing across the emerging market.  His emerging markets search experience is particularly advantageous in advising buy-side clients looking to enter and expand in emerging and frontier markets.

Prior to joining Riverhouse, Chris was a Partner in the equities practice at another top executive search firm. He started his career as a professional golfer and holds a BSc in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, Florida, USA.