Dr. Christopher Marks

Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets, EMEA, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

Japan

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 Emerging Markets, Corporate Banking EMEA, MUFG.

Prior to his current role, Christopher served as Senior Advisor at the African Development Bank in Abidjan. He also consulted as Expert – Capital Markets/Debt Management for the International Monetary Fund/AFRITAC. He 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 Christopher, was 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.

Prior to his career as an investment banker, he consulted on public finance projects for the World Bank, OECD and as a three-year resident US Government Advisor to the Ministry of Finance, Republic of Poland. M.A. Johns Hopkins SAIS; D.E.A. Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris; Ph.D. Princeton University.