Christian Thwaites

Christian Thwaites

Chief Strategist

Christian is Chief Strategist, and is responsible for implementing the company’s growth with professional services and law firm clients. He is a member of the senior management team and the company’s investment committee.

Prior to joining Brouwer & Janachowski, Christian was President and Chief Executive Officer of Sentinel Investments, which managed over $28 billion in fixed income and equities for institutional and retail clients. He was also the lead portfolio manager on one of Sentinel’s multi strategy funds. Christian has worked in the investment management industry for three decades in the US, Europe and Asia. He started his career as an analyst and portfolio manager in London with Samuel Montagu & Co. Christian graduated as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School earning a Master in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance. He also earned a first class honors degree in History from London University.

Christian has written for InvestmentNews, Forbes, Advisor Perspectives and Ignites. He also has appeared regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and radio.

Christian serves on the Board of Directors of the Marin Economic Forum,, which promotes Marin County’s economic vitality while seeking to increase social equity and protect the environment. He also serves on the board of The Borgen Project, a poverty advocacy group, and TeenSmart, a teen health program in Costa Rica.