President and CEO, CPP Investments

Mark Machin

Mark Machin headshot

Machin has been President & CEO of CPP Investments since June 2016, where he 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. Beforehand, Mark qualified as medical doctor in 1990 and in 1991, after practicing medicine in the UK, 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 one of Canada’s Top 10 CEOs in 2018 by Glassdoor in its Employee Choice Awards.

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