Christopher 'Kip' Forbes has been Vice Chairman of Forbes, a leading provider of business information for executives and affluent investors, since 1989 having become a director ten years earlier.
With Forbes Magazine Group President, James Berrien, he shares responsibility for the advertising and promotion departments of Forbes, the flagship magazine founded by his grandfather in 1917.
He was born in Morristown, New Jersey and graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a BA degree in Art History. He was a Curator of the Forbes Magazine Collection and has written several books and catalogues.
Kip is Vice Chairman of the Business Committee for the Arts and sits on the boards of several arts and museum institutions. He sits on the Advisory Council of The Victorian Society in America. He is married to Astrid and they have one daughter and two grandchildren.