Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore
Christopher is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, a research centre of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He researches the policy implications and outcomes of Singapore’s demographic trends, in particular those aspects relating to housing, healthcare and retirement adequacy.
Christopher’s current research focus is on the policy implications of longevity and the “second demographic dividend”. He is currently leading a project to develop Singapore’s National Transfer Accounts, a measure of the generational economy. He co-wrote IPS Working Papers No. 24 — The Investment Risks in Singapore’s Retirement Financing System, and has published several pieces on strengthening old age income support and managing healthcare costs for an ageing population.
Christopher was previously in investment banking, leading equity research teams covering Singapore and Malaysia, and the Asian real estate sector. He has a BA (Law) from the University of Nottingham and holds the CFA charter.
He holds a joint appointment with the National University of Singapore’s Department of Real Estate and the Institute of Real Estate Studies, and is a non-executive director of CapitaLand Retail China Trust, a Singapore-listed real estate investment trust with a portfolio of shopping malls in China.