Christian Rayner

Christian Rayner
Student Business Advisor

T: 020 3108 5224
E: christian.rayner@ucl.ac.uk

Christian Rayner is a Student Business Advisor at UCL Advances, providing advice, guidance and encouragement to UCL students seeking to start or grow their own businesses.

Christian is the newest recruit to the business advisor team, having joined UCL Advances in 2013. He has spent most of his career in the IT industry working for blue-chip organisations (including Microsoft), holding senior positions in sales, marketing and international business development. Prior to taking up his advisor role, Christian worked both as a dotcom entrepreneur and as an independent business consultant advising other tech start-ups and SMEs on how to grow their businesses.   

As well as his UCL responsibilities, Christian runs his own foreign exchange business and is able to relate closely to the challenges facing other entrepreneurs and business owners. He is passionate about business creation and is looking forward to being part of an organisation with a global reputation for entrepreneurship and innovation.                                                                                                                         

Christian started his career as a Hewlett-Packard graduate trainee after graduating from Sheffield Hallam university with a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies.