Chris Parsons is the founder of Parsons Brewing Company located in Prince Edward county in Ontario. As a serial entrepreneur with experience across a broad range of industries including property development, finance, clean tech and and now craft brewing.
As a financial expert, Chris has held senior positions within the Fixed Income Sector, his areas of expertise include Emerging Markets, Japan Bank Capital, Credit Derivatives, and Distressed Products. Most recently, Chris held the role of Director, Fixed Income Trading for Merryl Lynch in London, England. During his twelve years working for the organization he held various roles in financial centres around the world including New York and Tokyo.
As an avid enthusiast for environmentally friendly technology and design Chris is an investor in the ArcTern Ventures Clean Tech Venture Capital Fund and is leveraging those relationships to make Parsons Brewing Company a LEED certified sustainable agri- business.
Chris is interested in learning about different cultures has traveled to 85 countries and speaks four languages.
Currently, Chris lives in Prince Edward County with his wife Samantha and their three children.