AVP, Legal Services & Governance, Sr. Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary MD Financial Management Inc. Ottawa, ON
Christine has an extensive background in legal services and corporate governance, having provided legal and governance advice to not-for-profit entities, privately held corporations, financial institutions as well as private foundations, both in private practice and in-house. In her current role, she is responsible for providing governance leadership to the MD Financial group of companies and the CMA Foundation, as well as leading the legal services team. MD Financial is a for-profit financial services company which is wholly-owned by the Canadian Medical Association and offers financial planning and services to Canadian physicians. With over $47B in assets under management, its unique ownership structure, governance framework and commitment to putting the needs of Canada’s physicians first have been the foundations to its growth. Christine currently also serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (Ontario Section) and recently obtained the designation of Certified In-House Counsel (CIC.C). She is a strong believer in giving back to her community and has also served in various capacities on a number of volunteer, not-for-profit boards in her community.