Chris is an experienced fixed income portfolio manager with a focus on research, trading, portfolio management and funding within fixed income and credit alternative strategies. Prior to joining Waypoint, Chris held the position of Vice-President and Portfolio Manager with Gluskin Sheff, a Canadian wealth management firm servicing high net worth and institutional clients. In this role, he managed and co-managed absolute-return global fixed income portfolios across interest rate, corporate credit, and preferred share markets. Chris joined Gluskin Sheff following its acquisition of Blair Franklin Asset Management where he was an Analyst since 2010. He began his career with CIBC Capital Partners, the merchant banking group of CIBC.
Chris is a Chartered Financial Analyst and licensed derivatives trader having previously been registered as a commodity trading manager. His experience includes executing risk management strategies involving global interest rate and credit derivatives, and fixed income futures. Chris holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction in Economic and Financial Management from Wilfrid Laurier University.