Christopher Williams is the Co-founder of PROVEN Investments Limited and President & C.E.O. of PROVEN Management Limited (Investment Managers for PIL). He has served on numerous boards, is a former Deputy Chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and President of the Jamaica College Old Boys Association, and is the current Chairman of the Jamaica Association for the Deaf
A past student of Jamaica College (JC), Chris holds a BSc. in Accounting from the University of the West Indies and a MBA in Strategic Marketing and Finance from York University in Toronto, Canada.
Chris believes strongly in education and mentorship, a result of his upbringing and his own experiences at his esteemed JC. He is passionate about the active role he plays in shaping young people’s attitudes towards life’s challenges and successes and often shares his personal mantra ‘Respect and Performance’ with young students and entrepreneurs.
It is with this same outlook and passion for life that Chris has been able to achieve his own professional successes. In its first five years of operation, PROVEN has posted just over US$23 million of profit, was the first company to list on the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s US market and has acquired an equity stake in six companies in varying sectors across the Jamaican landscape. Most recently, PROVEN Investments raised in excess of US$30 million of equity, representing one of the largest private or public US dollar equity offerings in Jamaica's capital market history.
Christopher Williams is an avid sportsman and is married to Michelle. They are the proud parents of two boys.