Chris Gradel

CIO, Absolute Returns and Founder, PAG


PAG’s Absolute Returns business is led by Chris Gradel, who founded PAG in 2002.

Mr. Gradel has over 18 years of investment experience across Asia. Prior to founding PAG, Mr. Gradel led several investments for the Marmon Group in China and was an engagement manager for McKinsey & Co. based in Hong Kong.

Mr. Gradel has a Masters in Engineering, Economics and Management from Oxford University.  He is a member the Board of Trustees of the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), the hedge fund industry’s global standard setting body. Mr. Gradel is also a member of the Investment Committee of Oxford University Endowment Management and a Wykeham Fellow of New College, Oxford.