Christopher McKee, PhD

About Christopher McKee

‘Truly Unique in the Alternative Data Landscape’

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hristopher McKee is an international political economist, market strategist, private equity investor, author, and CEO/Owner of The PRS Group Inc.

Since 2006, Christopher has headed the globally-acclaimed International Country Risk Guide (ICRG), supervising a team of analysts, and providing the most ‘forward-looking’ and ‘market-tested’ geopolitical risk data available to institutional investors, central banks, transnational firms, multilateral organizations and leading universities.

A graduate of Queen’s University, Christopher is a former faculty member at the University of British Columbia, and has lectured at various universities including Harvard, American University (DC), and Simon Fraser University.

Christopher has addressed audiences from the G20 to GE; from Saudi Arabia to Kazakhstan. Christopher’s most recent book is titled Quid Periculum: Measuring and Managing Risk in an Age of Uncertainty (2021), which he co-authored and edited with Peter Marber (Harvard/Aperture Investors).

In the applied world of international business and risk, during his career Christopher has provided assessments of limited recourse financing projects in the mining and oil and gas

sector in Latin America, designed microfinancing facilities for commercial operators in Egypt and Mexico, and worked as Canada’s private sector development specialist in various emerging markets.

Christopher and his work with PRS/ICRG have been quoted in a range of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Bloomberg, the Financial Times, and he has appeared on CNBC.

Living and working in over 30 countries over the past two decades, Christopher remains an avid reader, cyclist, guitarist, and composer.

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Quid Periculum?

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