Christiaan advises ultra-affluent individuals, family offices and professional advisors on life insurance planning strategies, with extensive experience assisting UK, US and international families. He works with UK resident clients, domiciled and non-domiciled, as well as non-UK resident clients including both US citizens and US residents. He has a particular interest in US-UK life insurance for IHT/estate tax planning – a topic on which he enjoys educating the wider international private client advisor network.
Christiaan joined Vie in 2016 and is a qualified independent financial advisor in the UK, holding the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning (DipPFS), and is also an independent US life insurance broker licensed in the state of New York. He is completing his advanced life insurance for estate planning qualification via the American College of Financial Services’s Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) programme.
Christiaan has over 7 years experience in strategic risk consulting and the healthcare technology sector. He graduated from Eton College, read Politics (MA) at Edinburgh University, is a PRINCE2 registered practitioner and holds the HBX CORe certificate from Harvard Business School.
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