Chris is the Associate Vice President (AVP), Compliance, Operations and Risk for ATB Securities Inc. Chris joined ATB in 2017 with over 25 years of experience in a variety of progressively responsible positions within the investment fund and risk management industries including 5 years with ATB. Before moving into the AVP role, he was Chief Compliance Officer for ATB Investment Management Inc. and the Head of Risk for ATB Wealth.
Prior roles have included Director of Risk Management and Internal Controls for the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund, Executive Director, Enterprise Risk Management for the Office of The Provincial Controller, and a seasoned career of 17 years with Alberta Investment Management Corporations where he was the Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Internal Audit.
As the AVP, Compliance, Operations and Risk for ATB Securities Inc, Chris will be working with Ursula and the senior leaders of ATB Securities Inc. to further mature the risk program and lead through the transformation of core back office services (operations and compliance) in support of continuing growth strategies. In this role, he will also be sitting on the Wealth Senior Leadership team.
Chris is an accountant by training and a member of the International Internal Audit Association. Chris is a proud alumnus of the University of Alberta where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts and Commerce degrees.
Outside of work, Chris loves spending time with his wife Sheila and their four boys (Ryan, Matthew, Brett, and Nathan). Chris’s family shares a love for golfing, hiking, and lake-life which also includes many hours by the campfire where we’ve heard he tries to play and sing 80's classics much to the chagrin of his family. Recently, Chris has been spotted supporting the Oilers in their quest for the Stanley Cup.
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