Christopher Budd was born and raised north of Toronto in the town of Caledon. Growing up in the country, Chris was always involved in team sports and outdoor activities. While working towards an Honours in Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University, Chris also played for varsity rugby team and represented Laurier on the pitch for three years.
After graduation, Chris opened up his own strategy and operations consulting firm. To this day, Chris has worked with over 100 different clients, big and small from variety of industries During most of his everyday dealings, Chris preaches standardization, thorough due diligence, streamlining and effectiveness to all of his clients. Believing in these models, Chris approaches the investment opportunities Totem engages in with the same mind set. Currently he is working towards an MBA through Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Chris hopes to expand his knowledge base in Investment Banking and Corporate Strategy, then apply these lessons learned to help better all of Totems portfolio's, Investor's, and Tenant's needs.
A bit of a globe trotter, Chris regularly travels throughout North America for work and has spent extended periods of time in Western Europe and Australia. These experiences have helped Chris forge a globalized opinion on economics and regional real estate investments opportunities.