After graduating from the University of Natal, Chris completed his articles at Fisher Hoffman and Sitole (Durban), where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA). Chris then completed 4 years of South African national service at the South African Revenue Services (Durban) as a company auditor. Chris then moved to London where he worked for 9 years as a consultant in the London offices of an international financial services group advising high net worth individuals in structuring family trusts and companies. Since the beginning of 2004 Chris has been based in Zurich. He is also actively involved with Earl Trustees BV, a Dutch corporate service provider with offices in Rotterdam, and with Earl Capital, a Zurich based investment advisory business.