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Christian Mattenley


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Christian Mattenley is a chartered financial analyst and certified financial planner. He has worked for almost 20 years in the finance industry with corporate executives, investment managers and financial advisors. Mattenley’s recent master’s thesis focused on financial advisor objectivity, and the influence of personal values on professional financial advice. He is interested in advancing the applications of behavioural science as it relates to “humanizing” investment management and financial planning. His expertise includes behavioural finance and economics, financial planning and investment management, and individual risk attitudes.


Mattenley is vice-president, business development, for 1832 Asset Management, Dynamic Funds. He serves as the programming chair for Chartered Financial Analyst Society Victoria and is an active committee volunteer with the Financial Planning Standards Council of Canada.


Mattenley holds a Master of Science in Behavioural Science from London School of Economics and Political Science (2015) and a Professional Certificate in Investment Decisions and Behavioural Finance from Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (2012). He became a Chartered Financial Analyst at CFA Institute, Charlottesville (2003) and Certified Financial Planner through the Financial Planners Standards Council (2001). Mattenley completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in economics, with a minor in business, at Carleton University (1998).