Christopher Whittle

Christopher Whittle is a consultant and facilitator in the fields of strategy implementation, enterprise risk management and corporate finance.  He has a particular interest in public sector finance and management with a strong African focus.  He has an Honours degree (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria focusing on African Politics and Revolutions.   Christopher has consulted for a number of listed- and non-listed private sector companies in the fields of enterprise risk management and has lectured for Wits Business School and Alexander Forbes over the past 4 years.  Christopher has also facilitated risk and strategy projects in public sector entities such as the City of Johannesburg Treasury Department, Department of Trade and Industry subsidiaries and numerous municipalities.   His most recent engagements required establishing the risk framework and standards for large corporations and facilitating the risk identification process.

Christopher is a preferred facilitator in the fields of Corporate Finance and Budgeting and travels extensively in Africa and the Middle East for consulting and teaching engagements.

Christopher filled senior credit positions in ABSA Commercial Bank and Nedbank Corporate.  He has also been the CEO of various companies specialising in asset finance and has extensive experience in financial structuring and credit.  He was awarded the Nedbank and Institute of Bankers prizes for best student in Credit Risk Assessment and was involved in preparing students for the Institute’s examinations in the field of credit risk management.  He is currently enrolled for his PhD in Public Policy and is reading in the field of fiscal decentralisation.