Chris Gibson


Senior Consultant

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Professional Background

Having worked with Pitcher Partners for over five years, Chris’ focus on investment analysis and financial modelling for private businesses provides his clients with the peace of mind and expertise that comes with significant investment experience. Chris has a particular interest in the integration of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) in business decision making and operations. He is also a director and trustee of the Pitcher Retirement Plan.

Earlier in his career, Chris worked at Bell Asset Management as a graduate fund accountant. He then moved to Bell Potter Securities where he was an equity investment analyst, later becoming an institutional analyst in a highly rated specialist equity capital markets team that focused on capital raisings to fund organic and acquisitive growth opportunities.

Chris has also written as a columnist for Fairfax in the Business section of the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Significant Experience

  • 10 years sell-side (stockbroker) equities research
  • Specialised in ASX-listed small companies in agribusiness, industrials and consumer sectors
  • Corporate financing

Areas of expertise

  • ESG and sustainability
  • Consumer sectors
  • Agribusiness
  • Portfolio Construction

Industry Experience

  • Food and Agribusiness
  • Funds management
  • Health care
  • Retail

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Chartered Financial Analyst designation
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Finance

Articles Published

Opportunity: Establishing strong ESG reporting measures

1st April 2020

Chris Gibson

The increasing importance of managing ESG risks [1] has been highlighted in the growing public scrutiny of companies’ actions and the focus on i...

An introduction to environmental, social and governance (ESG) awareness

27th March 2020

Chris Gibson

This past few months has brought into sharp relief an area of business and investment that has been growing in importance for several years. Orga...

Impact investing: measuring the subjective

26th March 2020

Chris Gibson

However, measuring impact can be challenging, as there is often no ‘big-bang’ moment in which the social or environmental issue is ‘resolve...

Company updates

9th January 2019

Chris Gibson

*Read the full Month in Review Newsletter here [1]* .. Healthscope Not a great result but we see most of the factors as short term. Management n...

The retail sector – Amazon didn’t invent the Internet

6th June 2018

Chris Gibson

Read: Investment Month in Review - May 2018 [1] Read: Unibail Rodamco Westfield - A new empire [2] Uniqlo, Zara, H&M, Aldi, Decathlon and soon to...

Investing in Europe – Airbnb vs Contiki (Active vs Passive)

5th December 2017

Chris Gibson

.. Read: The full Investment Month in Review December 2017 Newsletter [1] As a tourist there are multiple ways to access the Continent. When plann...

China’s 19th National Congress: “Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era”

6th November 2017

Chris Gibson

.. Read the full Month in Review Newsletter here [1] President Xi is the first President since Mao Zedong to have his ‘Thought’ incorporated ...

Currency outlook: Cloudy with a fall on the horizon

18th September 2017

Chris Gibson

Globally, armies of highly educated economists embark on lucrative careers pitting their knowledge against real world markets to try and determine...

Geopolitics continues to be a key factor in driving investor sentiment

14th September 2017

Chris Gibson

*Read the full Month in Review Newsletter here [1]* .. Jackson Hole - Modern central banking at its finest Jackson Hole, which is an annual gathe...

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