Location: Based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Christof started his career at Standard Bank on their 2013 Risk Graduate Programme. After 18 months of rotating through several divisions within the risk function, he joined the corporate and investment banking credit team. During the 3 years of managing his own portfolio and working on numerous leveraged transactions, Christof gained invaluable exposure to the automotive, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and FMCG sectors.
Christof completed an undergraduate degree in BCom Mathematical Sciences at the University of Stellenbosch followed by a postgraduate honours degree in Financial Risk Management. He has also passed all three levels of the CFA exam.
Christof joins the Barak Fund Management Team in the capacity of Deal Analyst, overseeing the analytics behind Barak’s current portfolio of transactions.