Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group.
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Chris Farkas

Managing Director,
CC&L Financial Group

As a Managing Director at CC&L Financial Group, Chris focuses on global distribution, including the Sales, Marketing and Strategic Exchange teams.  

Chris brings over 25 years of experience leading institutional sales and consulting teams serving asset owners, alternative and traditional asset managers and distributers in the UK, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, the US and Canada. Prior to joining the firm in 2023, Chris served as a Partner and National Financial Services Consulting Leader at KPMG Canada, assisting clients through strategy development and growth as well as distribution and operating model transformations. Previously, he spent over 17 years in the UK in sell-side front-office sales roles at Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank and in industry leadership positions with Deloitte UK. 

Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree from Queen’s University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He has served as a member of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) Canada’s Executive Committee and Chair of AIMA’s Global Research Committee.