RiskFirst has hired Chris Lillingston-Price to represent the company in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. Based in Hong Kong, Chris will be responsible for developing RiskFirst’s relationships with Sovereign Wealth Funds and State sponsored pension funds in the regions.

Lilingston-Price has 20 years banking experience with a strong track record of building international sales and distribution capabilities. Prior to joining RiskFirst, he was Managing Director / Head of Sales for Banco Santander in Asia Pacific. Previously he held senior roles in fixed income at Lehman Brothers and ABN Amro in London.

Chris Lilingston-Price comments “I’m excited by the opportunity to work with Timothy Lyons and the other partners, a team I have had a close working relationship with over the past 15 years, but until now, always on opposite sides of the table. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work in a unique and ground breaking business which is changing the way an entire industry measures and manages risk”.

Timothy Lyons, founder and CEO of RiskFirst comments “Chris is an exceptional ambassador and relationship manager and having for many years been one of his clients, I am delighted that he has now decided to join our rapidly growing team. I look forward to working closely with him to develop our key relationships in the Middle East and Asia Pacific”.