rko Chris heads the IT department at Pala, leading all technology developments towards an innovative and future-proof work environment within the Pala group. Since 2013, he has led the office transformation from an On-Premises setup to a complex and highly-available hybrid cloud infrastructure, and continues to build out industry-leading software and trading solutions for the investment and operations teams. Chris is also responsible for fitting out Pala’s physical premises, most recently implementing EV charging stations and planning renewables installations on site, to align with Pala’s Net Zero ambitions.

Before joining Pala, Chris was a Systems Engineer at an IT service company, with project experience for local and international companies. He holds a Swiss Professional Bachelor Degree and Systems and Network Technology certification.