Chris Gradel is the Founder of PAG, one of Asia’s largest alternative investment firms with over USD11 billion under management. At PAG he acts as CIO of its absolute return strategies, which includes managing PAG’s multi-strategy hedge fund, as well as a number of credit funds.
Chris has spent 19 years in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to founding PAG in 2002, he led several investments in China for the Marmon Group. This included the buy-out and turnaround of a Chinese State-owned manufacturing company in 1996. Chris also worked as an Engagement Manager for McKinsey and Company, working with clients across the Asia Pacific region.
Chris graduated from New College, Oxford, with an MEng in Engineering, Economics and Management.