After graduating in 2010 from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa with a BCOM degree, Christiaan further specialized by obtaining a Post Graduate and Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Investment Planning. For the past 10 years he has worked as a Financial Advisor and registered CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® for independent investment firms.*
Christiaan takes a holistic view when it comes to investing by listening to his clients’ stories and by understanding what is important from their perspective. He is passionate about discussing investments, behavioral finance, economics, financial and world news; and how this relates to the personal goals of clients.
Christiaan currently lives in Edmonton with his wife Sigrid and is an avid sportsman that enjoys many outdoor activities such as cycling, jogging, horseback riding, golfing and snowboarding. Though he also enjoys a good book and playing guitar!
*Christiaan holds this designation in South Africa.
Alternative investments are not at the periphery anymore – they have become mainstream. Though our investment offerings may not be suitable for everyone, they generally complement most portfolios.
Our Corporate Finance team focuses on identifying what we consider to be the best private investments for our clients. Click here to learn more about the companies that we have chosen to offer.
Our investments are continually evolving as opportunities and markets change. Each offering tells a different story. Please take some time and ask one of our Private Wealth Advisors about some of the previous investments that Raintree placed into the market.