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Christopher Rossbach

Independent member of the Board of Trustees

Christopher Rossbach is a Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of J. Stern & Co., a private investment partnership based in London and Zurich.

Chris is also the portfolio manager of the Firm’s World Stars Global Equity Fund. 

Stern invests with a long-term, fundamental, value-based approach and manages money for families, trusts, charities, endowments, institutions, and other long-term investors.

Chris holds a BA from Yale University, where he was a Humanities major and awarded the Scott (1873) prize for modern languages, and a MBA from Harvard Business School. 

He is Chair of the Warburg Charitable Trust of the Warburg Institute, Chair of the Investments Committee of the University of London, both in London, and a member of the Atlantik-Brücke, an association of German business and political leaders, in Berlin.

Together with Jerome Stern, Chris co-founded Stern in 2012. Before that, Chris founded Merian Capital where he was Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager. Previously, he was Head of Magnetar Capital’s European operations, Portfolio Manager at Lansdowne Partners, and Investment Analyst at Perry Capital.  Before moving to London, Chris started his career in investment banking at Lazard Frères in New York.