Chris Deavin is Chairman of Euro IRP, having served on the Board since 2014. He is currently the Global Head of Sales for TS Lombard, an independent research provider specialising in macroeconomic and political analysis. Previously, Chris led the development of the Equity Research business for Morningstar in EMEA and Asiapac from 2013 to 2016, joining from S&P in 2007. At Morningstar he managed the combined sales team in the UK selling fund, equity and credit research, data, consulting and software before moving to focus on Equity Research. Chris has an MBA from Imperial College, a Politics and Law degree from Plymouth University and extensive experience of sales and marketing of research and data to financial institutions.