Photographic portrait of Christopher Gordon
When we put people first – in teams, companies, organizations and entrepreneurial ventures – we discover better ways of doing things. This human-centred culture is key to making positive change across the working world.

Christopher Gordon

EY Canada, People Advisory Services, Immigration Partner

Global leader. Champion for innovation. Passionate advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion and entrepreneurial success. Mentor and coach. Human equity advocate. Soccer dad. Singer-songwriter.

Areas of focus Law People Advisory Services
Office Toronto, CA

Rallying diverse people and perspectives around a common question can generate remarkable new solutions. That’s exactly what Chris Gordon focuses on. As a Partner in the EY Law practice, Chris builds and leads multinational teams of professionals to help organizations achieve their strategic talent, mobility and business goals.

Chris has operated at the heart of professional services for over two decades. With a special focus on immigration and mobile talent, Chris advises some of the largest organizations in Canada and around the world. He sees potential everywhere, drawing on deep legal knowledge and business experience to empower businesses with mobile talent, immigration, cross-border taxation, strategic human resources and workforce enablement in over 100 countries.

Chris holds a joint BA in Law and Politics from Middlesex University (London, UK) and several professional certifications through Harvard and other training institutions. He is certified in Global Mobility (GMS™). An active driver of EY’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) priorities, Chris serves on the EY Americas Inclusion Advisory Council, EY Canada Inclusion Advisory Council and EY Canada ESG Network Committee. Chris has a passion for entrepreneurship and is the Co-Director of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® Ontario program. Chris is also Co-Director of the EY Entrepreneurs Access Network (EAN), which helps Black and Indigenous founders in Canada build professional networks, access funding and grow their businesses. 

How Christopher is building a better working world

“Everything we do at work and in our community is a chance to build a better working world. From helping a global organization rethink how they bring people together to collaborate and spark innovation, to serving on the board of Margaret’s Housing and Community Support Services in Toronto, to engaging with entrepreneurs at every stage of the growth journey and mentoring professionals across multiple industries, I see possibilities to contribute everywhere and I seize those opportunities to make positive change.”

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