Mark Machin

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Machin in Davos in 2018

Mark Machin (born 1966) is an English-Canadian investment banker who is the President and CEO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Machin was born in England in 1966.[2] He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physiological Sciences from Oxford University and then a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from Cambridge University in 1990.


During his first-year medical internship, Machin developed an interest in financial markets and accepted an analyst position in the London office of Goldman-Sachs in 1991.[3] Machin was transferred to the Goldman-Sachs' new Hong Kong office where he worked for 20 years focusing on Investment Banking in Asian markets.[3] In 2012, Machin left Goldman-Sachs to become Senior Managing Director and President of CPP Investment Board Asia Inc. In June 2016, he was appointed CEO of the CPP Investment Board.[3] He is also a board director of FCLTGlobal, a think tank established by CPPIB in 2016.


  1. ^ Machin, Mark (19 May 2016). "Mark Machin takes reins at pension fund CPPIB". Financial Times. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Who is Mark Machin?". Profile. CPP Investment Board. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b c Nelson, Jacqueline (13 January 2013). "Appetite for Risk: (Meet the man in charge of your pension)". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 17 April 2018.

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