Christopher Down

Christopher Down

CEO, Hearthstone Investments

Christopher graduated from Cambridge and trained as an accountant with KPMG in London, working on a diverse range of clients in manufacturing and retail. On leaving KPMG he worked with a range of businesses as an independent consultant, specialising in management information and key performance indicators. Larger clients were AWG plc, where he contributed to the refinancing of loans worth over £1bn, and E4business, a specialist wholesaler of electricity backed by Morgan Stanley. During this period he was involved in the management of a family office residential property portfolio, which indirectly led to the creation of Hearthstone in 2010.