Chris Lee is a veteran in capital markets, his career spanning five decades, involving investment banking, moneylending, securities trading, portfolio management, sharebroking and financial advice. He held an executive management position in General Finance Limited in the early 1980s when it was a large finance house owned by the National Bank of New Zealand. His knowledge of the finance company sector is deep. In 1985 he formed his own sharebroking and financial advisory business. Today it has six advisers, four partners, five administrative staff and branches in Paraparaumu Beach and Timaru.