Christopher Barnard


Christopher is the President and Co-Founder of Points. He is responsible for corporate strategy, corporate development and investor relations. He has also held various interim operating positions including CFO and VP of Product Development and Marketing.

Christopher has been instrumental in developing Points’ significant commercial relationships and key strategic partnerships, and has led the company’s three corporate acquisitions. In 2015 he was named one of the 100 most influential leaders in FinTech globally. In his corporate development capacity, Christopher has been instrumental in raising capital for Points, including multiple equity financings and a strategic investment from InterActive Corp/IAC, a New York based, NASDAQ 100 leading internet firm.

In 1998, Christopher co-founded Canada's first internet business incubator, Exclamation International, from which Points was created. Prior to Exclamation, he was with HDL Capital, a Toronto boutique merchant bank, where he assisted a number of companies in entering the public markets. He holds an MBA from Western University's Ivey Business School.

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