Christian has over twenty years of fixed income derivatives, real estate development and entrepreneurial experience. Currently he is a real estate consultant to an independent asset management company that provides advisory services to European investors. He is also a partner at a privately owned real estate company based in Santa Barbara.
Previously, he worked for the interdealer brokerage arm of Compagnie Financiere Tradition in London. Having been involved in a range of small to large companies over his career both as an employee and an investor, Christian provides operational, business development, financial, and restructuring skills to companies.
Christian has served on numerous local non-profit boards, including Santa Barbara County Parks Foundation, Crane Country Day School, and Knowlwood Tennis Club.
He and his wife have two children, Natasha Heyer ’17 and Oliver Heyer ’19 who attend Laguna Blanca. Christian and his family moved to Santa Barbara in 1999 from London, England. Christian attended junior high and high school in Santa Barbara, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga.