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Christopher Egan

Chief Executive Officer, fmi*igf

Christopher Egan, B.Comm, BA (Econ.)


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As fmi*igf's Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Egan brings a wealth of experience in both the not-for-profit sector and commercial enterprise having managed the growth of many successful businesses in his stellar career spanning more than three decades.

Leading teams of 100-plus dynamic individuals, Christopher has represented the federal and provincial governments at several events from the Atlantic to the Pacific and provided vital consulting services in training, event management and market research. Christopher is proud to have played a key role in some of the largest Canadian government conferences, of notable mention both GTEC and CANSEC. 

Chris joined fmi*igf in the summer of 2012 as National Manager, Business Development, transforming sponsorship and rejuvenating the content of fmi*igf's two national events, PD Week and PSMW. He has been instrumental in building stronger partnerships with fmi*igf's key stakeholders and in increasing sponsorship revenue for the betterment of the organization.

His business experience includes real estate development in western Canada, real estate management in central Canada, restauranteur, cross-Canada vending and distribution, and high tech, where he was a transition team member that transformed a company from a consulting practice to a software company (SaaS). Chris also worked in the banking industry for Royal Trust.

Chris is a graduate of Carleton University with degrees in Economics and Commerce, continuing his studies in Adult Education at St. Francis Xavier University. He is a founding member of the Carleton University Commerce Alumni Association.

A former coach of the year, Christopher now spends most volunteering hours on the ice, either coaching or convening for his local minor hockey association and high school hockey team. He is an avid sports enthusiast, enjoying above all else the teamwork approach to success.