Chief Strategist, Troika Dialog
Chris has lived and worked in Moscow for almost fourteen years and has consistently been ranked as one of Russia’s top strategists in annual surveys carried out by such groups as Institutional Investor.
Chris has just recently re-joined Troika Dialog from a similar role with UralSib Capital where he spent almost four years. Chris previously worked for over four years as Head of Research with Troika Dialog, joining the company in the summer of 1998. He also worked for five years as Chief Strategist with Russia’s Alfa Bank.
Before coming to Moscow in 1998, Chris was Head of Equity Research in South East Asia for NatWest Markets, based in Thailand, for two years. Prior to this he was Senior Investment Manager for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, one of the largest self-managed investment funds in the world. He held this position for seven years and was based in Abu Dhabi. Mr Weafer started his career in the investment industry, specialising in emerging markets, with the Irish Life Assurance Company in Dublin. He held the position of Head of Research, and later Senior Portfolio Manager, for eight years. Chris was born and educated in Ireland.