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Mark Machin

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mark was appointed President & CEO in June 2016 and is responsible for leading CPP Investments and its investment activities.

He joined CPP Investments in 2012 as its first President for Asia. In November 2013, Mark became Head of International, where he was responsible for the organization’s international investment activities, managing global advisory relationships and leading the organization internationally.

Prior to joining CPP Investments, Mark had a 20-year career at Goldman Sachs where he was most recently Vice Chairman of Asia ex-Japan. Based in Asia for more than 20 years, among other roles, Mark ran the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in Asia ex-Japan for six years. He was a member of Goldman Sachs’ Asia Management Committee and the Firmwide Capital Committee. Before that, Mark qualified as a medical doctor in 1990 and in 1991, after practicing medicine in the U.K., he joined Goldman Sachs in London in European Corporate Finance.

Mark holds a BA in Physiological Sciences from Oriel College, Oxford University, and a BM BChir from Downing College, Cambridge University.

Mark currently serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of FCLT Global and in 2020 he joined the Advisory Board of the 30% Club of Canada.

He was named both a Catalyst Honours Champion for 2020, which recognizes those making workplaces equitable and inclusive for women, and one of Canada’s Top 10 CEOs by Glassdoor in its 2018 Employee Choice Awards.

Articles by Mark Machin

Lessons from COVID-19 can help us respond to climate change

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We must make long-term thinking a priority if the world is to solve critical challenges facing us all

- More articles in the series Women, COVID-19—and the threat to gender equity and diversity Women, COVID-19—and the threat to gender equity and diversity November 9th, 2020 - The COVID-19 crisis has affected us all, but its impact on working women has been devastating. Within just a few months, female participation in Canada’s labour force plunged to its lowest level in 30 years, driven November 9th, 2020 - The COVID-19 crisis has affected us all, but its impact on working women has been devastating. Within just a few months,... How COVID-19 is shaping the landscape for long-term investors How COVID-19 is shaping the landscape for long-term investors August 19th, 2020 - The world will be different after COVID-19. For long-term investors, this will mean both new risks and new opportunities as we transition to recovery. August 19th, 2020 - The world will be different after COVID-19. For long-term investors, this will mean both new risks and new opportunities... Venture investing in the age of COVID—and beyond Venture investing in the age of COVID—and beyond August 10th, 2020 - Just like the rest of the investing world, venture capitalists have had to adjust to rapid change during the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes long-term investors, who are increasingly turning to early stage companies as a source of diversity for their portfolios and a way to access innovation at its source. August 10th, 2020 - Just like the rest of the investing world, venture capitalists have had to adjust to rapid change during the COVID-19 pa... We’re all “long-termists” now: How COVID-19 is making us reimagine our post-pandemic future We’re all “long-termists” now: How COVID-19 is making us re... July 14th, 2020 July 14th, 2020
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