Executive Director, Strategic Business Development & Analysis

Chris provides help to the sales and category teams by leading the analysis of strategic business developments and significantly contributing to the leadership and support of financial decisions within the categories.

Joining Oppy in 2011 as director of finance, and promoted to executive director of finance in 2015, Chris became executive director, sales and operations finance in 2017, executive director, categories finance & forecasting in 2019, and advanced to his current title in 2020. 

Prior to working at Oppy, Chris was an audit manager at Ernst & Young, where he specialized in multi-location and complex Canadian GAAP accounting environments. This included leading the global coordination of teams of accountants, reviewing internal client processes, while recommending improvements to increase client efficiencies. Chris also worked as the corporate controller for Silver Bull Resources, where he coordinated multinational teams with locations in Mexico and Africa, while overseeing technical accounting issues and preparing consolidation workbooks.

Chris received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University, and a Chartered Accountant certification from the Institute of Chartered Accounts of British Columbia.