Christopher RoyManaging Director Senior Business Development Officer Wealth Management & Trust New England
As Senior Business Development Officer at Boston Private Wealth, Chris is responsible for assisting clients in developing investment and wealth planning strategies.
Previously, Chris directed the Client Advisory Group at multi-family-office Windrose Advisors, where he helped advise some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and investors, as well as endowments and foundations.
A 26-year veteran of the asset and wealth management industries, Chris has experience with Merrill Lynch, myCFO, Fidelity Investments, and Acadian Asset Management, a leading global institutional asset management firm. At Acadian, Chris worked directly for two global equity portfolio managers for five years, helping construct risk-managed globally-diversified equity portfolios for some of the largest and most sophisticated pools of capital in the world, like Yale University and General Motors.
Chris has addressed professional investor audiences around the country on topics ranging from Portfolio Construction to Asset-Allocation to Hedge Funds to Private Equity investing, and Chairs the endowment Investment Committee for the Dexter-Southfield School. Chris is a graduate of Bowdoin College and The Roxbury Latin School, and at Bowdoin established the single-season goal-scoring record for men’s lacrosse. Chris coaches youth sports in Lexington, MA, where he resides with his wife and children.