Chris is the Managing Director at Osborne Partners, based in London.
Prior to founding Osborne Partners, Chris was the global head of FTI Consulting’s Economic Consulting segment. Before joining FTI Consulting, Chris was the European Managing Director of LECG LLP and before that the global head of Arthur Andersen’s Economic and Financial Consulting Group. Chris has more than 35 years’ experience in bringing economic and financial analysis to complex commercial and regulatory disputes.
During the course of his career Chris has been involved in more than 200 cases of litigation and arbitration, across multiple industry sectors. He has also worked on regulatory issues in the electricity, gas, media, post, rail, telecoms, and water sectors, working for regulators, incumbents and new market entrants, in the UK and more widely in Europe. He has a BSc in Civil Engineering and an MSc in Economics; and is also a Chartered Accountant.
He has given oral evidence on over 40 occasions - in the UK’s domestic courts, as well as in London, Paris, Stockholm, Geneva, Singapore and Melbourne in ICC, UNCITRAL and ICSID arbitrations. He has also given evidence in the US Tax Courts, in the US-Iran Tribunal, before the Competition Appeals Tribunal, in the then Restrictive Trades Practices Court and in front of the then Monopolies and Mergers Commission.
He was recently named in Who’s Who Legal’s ‘Global Elite Thought Leaders, Arbitration Expert Witnesses for 2021’, among only seven in Europe. He also features as ‘Quantum of Damages Expert’ and ‘Litigation Expert Witness’ for 2020 and has consistently been identified as a leading expert witness in the Who’s Who Legal listings since their inception in 2011.