Chris Contino

Managing Partner

Chris is the Managing Partner of Hampton TCI, a leading executive search & private equity advisory firm in Asia Pacific with strength in consumer, retail, industrial and tech sectors. He focuses on the appointment of board directors, advisors, CEOs, and functional leaders for private equity owned assets, small and midcap companies, family controlled businesses and early stage ventures. He works extensively with industry CEOs to structure management buyouts with large investors and create management and boards from scratch to drive growth and liquidity events.  

Originally from the USA, Chris has seven years of search experience in Asia Pacific. Earlier in his career, Chris worked in the FMCG industry with Kraft Foods. Immediately following university, he served as an officer in the US Army, and completed his active duty at the rank of Captain in the 7th US Cavalry Regiment.

Chris is currently based in Hong Kong, and he lived previously in Singapore and China.  He is an avid supporter of USA Rugby and you can find him running Hong Kong’s hills in his spare time. Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from The College of William & Mary in Virginia, USA.