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Johns Hopkins Medicine International Board Members

R. Christian Banghart Evensen

Christian Evensen, Johns Hopkins Medicine International board member

R. Christian B. Evensen is the Founding/Managing Partner of Flintridge Capital Investments, an algorithmic trading firm, and Flintridge Capital Technologies, which develops these technologies, located in Glendale, CA.

Chris has spent the majority of his career structuring corporate investments, real estate investments and derivatives.  He was a founder/Managing Partner of Canyon Partners, an alternative asset manager in equity, bonds and real estate located in Los Angeles, CA.  Prior to the formation of Canyon Partners in 1990, Chris was a Senior Vice President of the High Yield Bond Department of Drexel Burnham Lambert, and Director of the International Markets Group, responsible for the international markets activities of the firm. Prior to 1986, Mr. Evensen worked at Merrill Lynch, First Interstate Limited and The Bank of New York  he structured derivatives products and commercial/project loans.

Mr. Evensen is a trustee of Johns Hopkins Medicine where he is a member of the Finance Committee and Investments Subcommittee.  He is a board member of Johns Hopkins Medicine International, which manages the international activities of Johns Hopkins Medicine.   He is the chair of the Johns Hopkins Prostate Cancer Advisory Board at the Brady Institute.  Chris is also a board member of the Prostate Cancer Foundation where he is the chair of the Discovery and Translation Committee and the Development Committee.  He is a past trustee of Chandler School in Pasadena, CA and a past board member of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation.

Chris earned a B.A. in economics with honors from Williams College.  He is married to Felicia Evensen; they are the proud parents of  6 children.