Over the past 20 years, Christian has built a career in finance, operations, and marketing. He has worked with some of the world’s most recognized companies, building and advising from the ground up.
Christian’s career started out at Critical Mass during the early days of digital marketing, and rapid rise of e-commerce and mobile advertising. Here he worked on innovative and award-winning campaigns with iconic global brands in both automotive and consumer technology. Following his MBA, Christian expanded his career into finance and joined UBS. When he and his family returned to Alberta, Christian joined Deloitte’s financial advisory services team where he focused on corporate finance and valuations for technology and life sciences clients.
Christian began developing an interest in entrepreneurship when he joined a software services start-up. His major accomplishment included building up sales and finance operations to support more data-driven decision-making, setting the organization up for further growth including M&A activity. He then took his experiences into management consulting and worked with small businesses, non-profits, and public sector clients. Most recently, he was with PwC’s operations consulting team, working with public sector clients on operations strategy, service transformations, and procurement.
Christian holds an MBA in finance and economics from the Schulich School of Business, an MA from Athabasca University in Global Change, a BSc in Psychology from the University of Alberta, and a certificate in Corporate Sustainability Management from the Yale School of Management.
In the community, Christian supports science and innovation as Chair of the Aurora Project Campaign Cabinet for the Telus World of Science — Edmonton, and Trustee for Ingenium — Canada’s Science and Innovations Museums. He is also co-president of the Edmonton Chapter of the Schulich School of Business alumni network.