Christopher Wright is Chairman and a co-founder of EMAlternatives LLC in Washington DC, an emerging markets focused private equity asset management firm and a director of Merifin Capital Group, a privately owned European based investment company. Until mid-2003 he served as Head of Global Private Equity for Dresdner Kleinwort Capital and was a Group Board Member of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson working in New York, London and Frankfurt. He was later Acting Global Head of private equity and infrastructure investing at Standard Bank of South Africa. He is a co-founding director of Roper Industries Inc (NYSE), Chairman of YiMei Capital in Shanghai and a director of Yatra Capital Ltd (Euronext). He has chaired the investment committees of and/or serves on several advisory boards of third party managed LBO and venture capital funds in North America and Europe having advised various institutions and family offices, including Hansa Capital, CdB Webtech and affiliates of Gruppo De Agostini on investments in private equity, credit and other alternative assets. He is Foundation Fellow, Corpus Christi College, Oxford and a director of the Sutton Trust.