Dr. Avery Shenfeld

Managing Director & Chief Economist

Avery Shenfeld joined CIBC in 1993. As Managing Director and Chief Economist, Mr. Shenfeld follows economic developments and their implications for financial and asset markets. He is a six-time winner of the Dow Jones Market Watch Award for most accurate forecaster of the U.S. economy. Mr. Shenfeld’s prior background includes experience in management consulting, sitting on the economics faculty at the University of Toronto, and lecturing in the summer program at Harvard’s John. F. Kennedy School of Government. He has addressed numerous business groups and been quoted in the media in the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe.

Mr. Shenfeld holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.