UBC alumnus Christopher F. Bendl, BSc’91, has made a generous contribution to the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre in honour of Indonesian Friends and Alumni of UBC. The Indonesian UBC Alumni Network is one of a number of active regional networks within the Asia Pacific region focused on connecting UBC graduates and engaging them in the life of the university. Indonesian-based UBC alumni volunteers support fellow graduates to network and reconnect. Part of the global alumni network, alumni volunteers work to help realize the university’s and its alumni’s ambitions for a better world.
Chris is the CEO and President Director of Manulife Indonesia. He has held various leadership positions in the investment, pension and insurance subsidiaries of Manulife in Canada, Indonesia, Hong Kong and the Philippines. He is the Chairman of the Indonesia Canada Chamber of Commerce.
Chris has been an active volunteer for alumni UBC since May 1994, when he was co-head of the UBC Young Alumni Connections and also a board member of the Alumni Association.