Alan R. Christensen is the President and Head of Investment Risk at Fayez Sarofim & Co. Mr. Christensen joined the firm in 2005. He is a member of Fayez Sarofim & Co.’s Executive and Investment Committees and is also on the Board of Sarofim Trust Company. Mr. Christensen is a co-manager of the mutual funds that Fayez Sarofim & Co. manages for BNY Mellon. He is also a portfolio manager for a variety of institutional and high net worth clients. Over the years, areas of research and responsibility have included companies in the technology and industrials sectors.

Mr. Christensen received an M.B.A. with Distinction from Cornell University in 2005, where he was a Park Fellow and a B.A. in Economics and History from Washington & Lee University in 1995, where he graduated cum laude. Prior to joining Fayez Sarofim & Co., he was employed with Alvarez & Marsal as a Director and Accenture as a Senior Manager in Capital Markets.

Mr. Christensen currently serves as a Director of Sarofim Irish Collective Asset Management Vehicle (ICAV). He is a graduate of the Center for Houston’s Future Leadership Forum, and is a member of YPO (Young President’s Organization). He previously served on the boards of Annunciation Orthodox School, Palmer Memorial Endowment Fund and the Tompkins County Community Foundation.