Melissa Mowbray-d’Arbela Biography
Melissa Mowbray-d’Arbela is the wife of Mark Machin, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. She is a strategy consultant and investor.
Machin is a U.K. native who started his financial career at Goldman Sachs. He spent nearly two decades rising through the ranks of the investment bank’s Asian operations. He left Goldman in 2012 to take a job as president of the CPPIB’s Asian arm, and in June was promoted to CEO after the previous CPPIB head, Mark Wiseman, announced his departure. Machin resigned on February 26, 2021.
Investment executive Mark Machin and his wife, Melissa Mowbray-D’Arbela, purchased the Integral House in 2016 for $14,950,000 — not including $590,000 in land transfer tax, according to land registry records. The house was first listed for sale in 2015, for $28 million. Over the next few months, the sellers lowered the asking price twice: first to $22.9 million and then, in August, to $19.5 million.
The award-winning house was built on the slope of a wooded ravine in Rosedale by the late mathematician and musician James Stewart and completed in 2009. A professor at Hamilton’s McMaster University, Dr. Stewart made his fortune from a ground-breaking series of calculus textbooks. He died in 2014.
In 2019, it was announced that Mark Machin and his wife, Melissa Mowbray-D’Arbela, were selling the the landmark work of architecture at 194 Roxborough Dr.
Melissa Mowbray-d’Arbela Children
She and her husband Mark Machin have two children.