Chris Davis

Chris Davis works with financial services companies to build dynamic leadership teams and succession plans to support innovation led-growth strategies. Based in New York, Chris co-leads the global FinTech Practice for Russell Reynolds Associates. He is also a member of the firm’s Financial Services and Technology Sectors. Chris conducts C-level executive and board assignments, advising a range of financial clients, including those in information services and infotech. He also works with private equity clients and has experience working in North America and Europe. Chris has advised financial services clients for more than a decade, joining Russell Reynolds from McKinsey & Company. There he was an associate partner and the leader of the Financial Services, Digital and Data Analytics Practices. Previously, Chris led a division of GfK, one of the largest market data services firms in the world. He started his career at Dundee Global Investment Management (now part of Scotiabank), where he held roles in distribution and economic research.
Chris earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree in finance, with honors, from Queen's University, his Law degree from the University of Oxford, and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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