Christopher Ito, CFA
Chief Executive Officer
Chris is the CEO and CIO of FFI Advisors and a member of the board of its parent company. Drawing upon his 30 years of experience in the financial services and asset management industries, Chris conceived and managed the launch of FFI Energy Transition Strategies, a family of thematic strategies that provide investors with exposure to the structural shift currently occurring in the global economy. Prior to joining FFI, Chris was the Head of Portfolio Management at UBP Asset Management, a large fund of hedge funds firm. Before joining UBP Chris spent 15 years at Deloitte, where he was a partner and national leader of the firm’s Institutional Investment Consulting Practice. Chris holds a BS in accounting from The Ohio State University. He is currently the Co-chair of the Advisory Board of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University.