PAG Founder & CIO, Absolute Returns
PAG’s Absolute Returns business is led by Chris Gradel, who founded PAG in 2002.
PAG was co-founded in 2002 by Chris Gradel. PAG is one of Asia’s leading alternative investment managers with over US$20 billion of assets under management. Mr. Gradel leads PAG’s Absolute Returns business.
Mr. Gradel has over 18 years of investment experience across Asia. Prior to founding PAG, Mr. Gradel led several investments for the Marmon Group in China and was an engagement manager for McKinsey & Co. based in Hong Kong.
Mr. Gradel has a master’s degree in engineering, economics and management from Oxford University. He is a member of the board of trustees of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI), the hedge fund industry’s global standard-setting body. Mr. Gradel is also a member of the investment committee of Oxford University Endowment Management and a Wykeham Fellow of New College, Oxford.