Christopher Van Es
Senior Vice President | Communications & External Engagement
Christopher Van Es joins EXIM from FINRA, where he served as Senior Director and Deputy for Corporate Communications. Prior to his time in securities regulation, Van Es was the acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Business Affairs and Public Liaison at the US Department of the Treasury. In that role, he led engagement with the global business community, major think tanks and advocacy groups, and he advised Secretary Jack Lew and senior officials on public engagement strategies across international and domestic policy priorities. Van Es has also held roles at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, the US Small Business Administration, the White House and on campaigns across the state of Wisconsin. Van Es holds a Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He lives in Washington, DC with his husband and two pets.