As Office Head for BBH in London, Chris Gothard is responsible for leading all commercial efforts in the U.K. across all services and solutions that BBH provides for asset managers. Chris is also the Global Head of Foreign Exchange (FX) New Business Development and FX Europe and Asia. In this role, Chris is responsible for servicing and growing BBH’s asset manager clients and helping them solve the challenges they face around their FX processes. Chris began his tenure at BBH as a member of the FX Relationship Management Team and built the Firm’s FX presence in Hong Kong. Chris is the executive sponsor of BBH’s London Pride and Black Affinity Networks, employee-led groups created from the shared belief that we all benefit from a workplace where colleagues are comfortable being themselves. Being a visible Ally of the Pride movement is important to Chris as he believes in promoting equality, dignity, and mutual respect for people of all diversity in society, ensuring all can live without fear or prejudice related to their background or orientation. He is also a member of BBH's Global Talent Council, and he co-leads the mental health pillar of BBH’s employee wellness program, 'Thrive'. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in literature from the University of York and holds a Graduate Certificate with Distinction in economics from the University of London.