Christine S. Battist


Christine S. Battist is a financial executive with broad and diverse experience in public and private companies. Ms. Battist has over 30 years of financial experience including establishing finance infrastructure and leading transformational growth through IPO, mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions along with leading investor relations and establishing internal audit. She was Chief Financial Officer of Avison Young, a private commercial real estate services firm from 2018 to 2023. Previously, Ms. Battist was the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 2012 to 2016 at Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. (NYSE: SBY), a public real estate investment trust. Prior to this, from 2011 to 2012, Ms. Battist was Managing Director at Two Harbors Investment Corp. (NYSE: TWO), a public real estate investment trust focused on residential mortgage-backed securities. From 2005 to 2011, Ms. Battist held various financial roles at The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS), a Fortune 500 agribusiness company. Ms. Battist holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from St. Norbert College and is a Certified Public Accountant in Texas.