Chris Schindler, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Managing Director, Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction, Portfolio Construction Group

Chris heads the Asset Allocation and Portfolio Construction team within the Portfolio Construction Group at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. The team manages currency and other overlay programs, helps develop asset allocation plans and liaises with asset managers throughout the Fund.  Prior to that he was the head of the Global Systematic Investing team, which was responsible for developing and running in-house alternative risk premium and uncorrelated alpha systematic models in global equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, commodities and cash equities at Ontario Teachers’.  Chris has been at Teachers’ since 2000.  Prior to joining Ontario Teachers’ he worked at Tillinghast-Towers Perrin.  He has his MBA from the University of Toronto, and is a CFA Charterholder.

Ontario Teachers’ is Canada’s largest single-profession pension plan with C$175 billion in assets.