Christopher Stainforth is an experienced Investment banker with over 40 years in the city. During his career he has advised hundreds of companies on a large range of transactions across the whole spectrum of industrial and financial sectors. Apart from his core career as an adviser, he has helped to create a number of businesses and has been Chairman or Director of 20 or more different small to medium-sized businesses. Many of the businesses have had to be nursed through either a recovery or a growth phase. The majority of the businesses were either quoted or backed by institutional investors.