Chris Colfer

Christopher has over 30 years’ experience in international retail, digital transformation, beauty and e-commerce across public, private, and start-up businesses in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, the United States of America, and Australia.

He joined Richemont International in 2002, where he was the group CEO of the textiles businesses Chloé, Shanghai Tang, James Purdey and Sons, Old England, and Hackett, he was later appointed CEO of Alfred Dunhill Limited and the fashion & textile businesses. Christopher also led Richemont’s early investment in Net-a-Porter, overseeing the growth of the business from start-up to full acquisition.

Most recently Christopher has spent his time serving on private and listed boards in the UK, SA and Australia whilst also managing his own private growth fund.  He also currently works as a co-investor and advisor with various global PE and VC firms where he has focused his energies on high growth businesses in the beauty, digital transformation and e-commerce verticals

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