Christopher Wray is Mattereum’s Chief Legal Officer. Christopher is a lawyer and mediator with particular experience in company law, intellectual property and legal project management.
He read physics and philosophy at New College, Oxford and co-founded or advised several media and technology start-ups, increasingly specialising in managing commercial agreements and intellectual property.
After studying law at City Law School, he was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011 by Gray’s Inn. He was subsequently accredited as a civil and commercial mediator by ADR Group.
From this base of knowledge, he built an independent consultancy advising media and technology companies, handling investment negotiations, technology licensing, dispute resolution and mediation until his appointment as Chief Legal Officer in May 2017. He writes on the cognitive science of decision-making and dispute resolution.
Christopher is committed to supporting overseas development and is a Director of the Centre for Vision in the Developing World, a community interest company which designs and manufactures low cost self-adjustable glasses for use in developing world communities without access to eye care professionals. He is also Co-Founder of Eighteen Seconds Before Sunrise, providing marketing and community management for Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós.