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Christopher Marks

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Christopher Marks

Managing Director, Head of Growth Markets, Innovative Finance and Portfolio Solutions EMEA, MUFG Bank
Christopher Marks

Dr. Christopher Marks has worked in the financial markets and financial sector advisory, across the public and private sector, for more than 25 years. He is Managing Director, Head of Growth Markets, Innovative Finance and Portfolio Solutions EMEA, MUFG Bank. Prior to his current role, Christopher served as Senior Advisor to the Chief Risk Officer and Acting VP for Private Sector Development at the African Development Bank, also consulting as Expert - Capital Markets/Sovereign Debt Management for the International Monetary Fund. Dr. Marks was previously Global Head of Debt Capital Markets at BNP Paribas in London and a member of BNP Paribas’ Global Fixed Income Business Committee, having spent 15 years at the bank. In this role he managed a team of 120 professionals based in 13 countries on 5 continents, responsible for all capital markets origination and execution, including associated structuring, across all sovereign, public sector, corporate, high yield, special situations loan-bond and financial institution client segments worldwide. During his capital markets career, he specialized in sovereign and quasi-sovereign finance and debt management, advising the French, German and Greek governments during the Greek sovereign debt management and restructuring initiative (2010-2012). Prior to his career as an investment banker, he worked as a public finance specialist, with a particular focus on intergovernmental finance. Notably, he served as a USAID-sponsored Advisor, resident for three years within the Ministry of Finance, Republic of Poland.