Christopher Hohn is the founder of a hedge fund called The Children’s Investment Fund based in London. Through donation of the hedge fund’s profits he endowed the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), which today has over $5 billion in assets. CIFF is focused on improving the lives of children in poverty in sub-Saharan Africa and India. Key areas of focus include climate change, family planning, malnutrition, neglected tropical diseases and anti-human trafficking work. He has an MBA (high distinction) from Harvard Business School.
Chris is a member of the Giving Pledge.