Chris leads Eckler’s largest Pension and Benefits consulting practice and sits on the firm’s Board of Directors. He has 25 years of broad experience in the pension consulting, investment consulting, and investment management fields. He also led Eckler’s Investment Consulting practice for five years. He has served a wide variety of clients during his career and has special expertise in providing meaningful and practical advice in areas such as asset allocation and investment policy, performance evaluation, modelling, and investment manager selection.
Before joining Eckler in 2009, Chris was a vice president at an investment management firm. He also spent a number of years with other major actuarial consulting firms, most recently as a senior investment consultant. In this role, Chris was the key investment relationship manager for more than 40 clients. Chris also sat on the Global Asset Allocation Committee and was responsible for setting the Canadian economic assumptions for asset allocation studies.
Chris is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree. He is a CFA Charter holder and a Fellow of Society of Actuaries and Canadian Institute of Actuaries.
Areas of Expertise
- Corporate pension plans
- Investment consulting
- Multi-employer pension plans
- Not for profit
- Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of British Columbia
- Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA)
- Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA)
- CFA Charterholder
- CFA Institute
- Society of Actuaries (SOA)
- Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA)
When he’s not working hard for his clients, Chris volunteers his time as a Member of the Finance & Audit Committee for the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
As an identical twin, Chris takes heart in longevity research that suggests the social bond between twin siblings will help him lead a long and happy life.