Christopher is a member of the CrossBoundary Advisory team based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). He has extensive experience supporting private sector development across the African Great Lakes region. Before joining CrossBoundary, Christopher was the Director of Enterprise at Mavuno Impact, coordinating funding for various MSMEs that captured new value chain components and supported local economic growth in the eastern DRC. He also worked as the Director of Agribusiness for the Integrated Research Institute in North Kivu, overseeing research and field initiatives for coffee and cocoa value chain development. Additionally, Christopher previously served as a Youth National Teams Program Coordinator at the United States Soccer Federation. Christopher earned a bachelor’s degree in international business from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.