Chris Ambridge is president of Transcend & chief investment officer of Provisus Wealth Management, a portfolio manager launched in 2007 which manages over $440 Million in assets for private clients. Mr. Ambridge began his investment career in 1987 as a financial analyst at IBM Canada, before becoming a portfolio manager at one of Canada's oldest investment counselors, Hodgson Roberton Laing. In 1995, he joined Coutts (Cayman) Limited as the manager of investments, where he oversaw a department that managed more than 320 private client investment portfolios with US$2.4 Billion in assets. Mr. Ambridge then moved to Coutts NatWest Group in London, UK and became the global head of research management where he managed a global team of investment analysts. After returning to Canada he became head of investment management services for First Asset Advisory Services in 2003. He has an MBA from the University of Windsor and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.