Brian A. Christiansen, CFA
Brian A. Christiansen, CFA

Director of Stewardship
Sr. Portfolio Manager
Research Analyst
Executive Managing Director

Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

Sands Capital (2008 - 2013)
Arlington, VA | Research Analyst

Sands Capital (2006 - 2008)
Arlington, VA | Research Associate


Yale University
MBA | School of Management (2009)
BA | Economics (2005)

Investment Strategy
Emerging Markets Growth Update
Brian Christiansen, a co-portfolio manager on the Emerging Markets Growth strategy, shares what is working—and what isn’t—in emerging markets.
Shaping a More Ethical Future for a Digital World
As responsible stewards of client capital, we must encourage corporations to set clear guidelines for appropriate data use.
Business Perspectives
Facebook and Evaluating Impact to Society
Brian Christiansen, Director of Stewardship, discusses our take on Meta and the framework we use to evaluate companies from a stewardship perspective.
Investment Strategy
China's Regulatory Environment and Its Implications for Growth Investors
Sr. Portfolio Managers Ashraf Haque and Brian Christiansen along with Research Analyst Judy Jiao discuss the Chinese regulatory environment and the potential impact these shifts could have on businesses and the economy.
Aligning Executive Pay with Company Performance Goals
Investors debate strategies to help boards design corporate pay practices that align with long-term performance.

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