Chris is StrategyCorp’s Managing Principal and leader of the firm’s Management Consulting Practice. He specializes in helping clients create conditions for success with advice on public policy development and program design, governance practices, strategic and business planning, and organizational and operational re/design. Chris has more than 20 years of experience working in both the public and private sectors at the executive level.
Prior to joining StrategyCorp, Chris was a Vice President with the financial advisory practice of one of Canada’s largest professional services firms, where he focused on public-private partnerships for major capital projects and public service delivery.
Chris spent nine years with the Ontario government in increasingly more responsible positions. He was the Director of the Accommodation and Property Management Policy Branch with the Ontario Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal where he managed a budget of $150M, exercised oversight over the Ontario Realty Corporation, and developed strategic policy to leverage the government’s accommodation portfolio to support government priorities. Prior to that, Chris was the Manager of Affordable Housing Policy with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing where he led the development of policy to implement the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Agreement.
While he was with the Ontario Ministry of Finance, Chris led the team that drafted the Ontario government’s Building A Better Tomorrow Infrastructure Planning, Financing and Procurement Framework. In 2001, Chris served as Chief of Staff to the Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Native Affairs where he managed sensitive files and issues critical to the advancement of the government’s agenda.
Chris is currently the chair of the Humber Meadows Long-Term Care Home, a community member of William Osler Hospital’s Health Services and Quality Committee, and 1st Vice President of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party.
Chris has his BA in Political Science from the University of Toronto and his MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.