Christopher Skeet

Group Financial Controller, London

Overview

Christopher Skeet is the firm’s Group Financial Controller and a director in the Finance Department in London. His role is fully accountable for our global financial controls, statutory compliance, treasury management and for delivering a first class financial advisory service on a global basis to the Partnership. This influential role works with the leaders of the Firm deciding on highly strategic and sensitive issues. Chris is a trusted advisor who contributes to the profitability and success of the Firm through leadership of a cross-disciplined finance team.

Chris joined Linklaters in 2000 from Deloitte. Over his time with Linklaters Chris has worked to embed and leverage the capabilities of SAP following its implementation, integrated new offices and approaches, such as the establishment of a Shared Service Centre, into Linklaters Finance and undertaken a secondment to the New York office as Head of Finance for the Americas.

Chris is also a Trustee of the Linklaters Pension Fund and is a business mentor to young people through the Princes Trust.