Director and Chief Operating Officer

Christopher J. Ornee has been a member of our board of directors since July 31, 2020. Mr. Ornee is currently a partner at De Jong Capital LLC, a family office affiliated with our sponsor that is focused on emerging markets, special situations.

Mr. Ornee has broad expertise in data analytics and operations, having led the Data Operations and Client Operations groups for S&P Global Market Intelligence from 2015-2020. Prior to S&P, Mr. Ornee led the Research & Product Operations teams from 2008-2015 at SNL Financial, a financial data and analytics provider. Mr. Ornee also served as a portfolio manager and trader from 2007-2008 for the Bentford Group, a global macro hedge fund. Mr. Ornee began his financial services career as a real estate investment banker and worked for FBR Capital Markets from 2006-2007. Prior to FBR, he served as an officer and pilot in the United States Navy from 1997-2006.

Mr. Ornee earned an MS degree in Finance from Johns Hopkins University, and a BS degree in Economics from the United States Naval Academy.