Chris Twiss Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

Chris Twiss General Information


Mr. Chris Twiss is an Angel Investor. He serves as a Advisor at Zino Ventures He served as Investment Director at The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund. Over the last 20 years he has gained extensive venture capital, private equity, angel investment, merchant banking, legal and entrepreneurial experience in London, Europe and New Zealand. Following an early career with listed agribusiness company Wrightsons in the South Island, he gained marketing and law degrees at Otago University before qualifying as a solicitor with Bell Gully in Wellington in 1993. From 1996, he spent seven years based in London working firstly as a commercial lawyer for Linklaters & Alliance and then as a corporate financier and venture capitalist with UK merchant bank Close Brothers PLC. After returning to New Zealand in 2003 he was appointed to the newly created role of Executive Director of the New Zealand Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (NZVCA). During his five years in this role he also served on the Boards of Incubators New Zealand and Connect New Zealand and co-authored "Fuel for your Business - An Entrepreneur's guide to Angel and Venture Capital Investment" - a New Zealand investment guide published by the NZVCA in October 2008.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Unit R, 383 Khyber Pass Road
  • Newmarket
  • Auckland, 1023
  • New Zealand

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Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Chris Twiss Angel Investor Auckland, New Zealand
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