Christian began his career in the financial and asset management industry over 20 years ago, operating primarily in Eastern Canada where he has developed a deep understanding of the unique market and has built strong relationships across both IIROC and MFDA distribution networks. Based in Montreal, Christian’s primary role at Wellington-Altus is to expand the firm’s national footprint to Quebec, establishing a branch network and managing operations while recruiting best in class investment advisors in the region.
Before joining Wellington-Altus, Christian was Regional Director, Advisor Solutions at Russell Investments Canada Ltd., where he helped drive the firm’s expansion strategy, opening an office in Montreal and building a sales team for the Eastern region. He also held senior positions at leading firms including Regional Director at CIBC World Markets, District Vice-President at Merrill Lynch Investment Management, and Regional Sale Manager at Midland Walwyn. Christian holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance degree from the University of Concordia, and spends his pastime cooking, golfing, and cheering on the Habs (Montreal Canadiens).