Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors can comprise up to 15 members, two thirds of which must be independent. Every Board member fits an expertise and experience profile that was established by the Board to ensure that they are able to properly fulfil their role. View the profile (in French only)

The Chairman of the Board and the President and Chief Executive Officer are two separate positions.

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Board of Directors Members

Committees


Audit Committee

Ensures that the financial statements accurately reflect CDPQ’s financial position, by seeing that internal control mechanisms and a risk management process are in place.

Members

  • François Joly, Committee Chair
  • Gilles Godbout
  • François R. Roy

Human Resources

Reviews human resources management guidelines and strategies, particularly performance evaluation, succession planning, executive compensation and general practices in human resources.

Members

  • Elisabetta Bigsby, Committee Chair
  • Robert Tessier
  • Sylvain Brosseau

Investment and Risk Management Committee

Ensures that risk management oversight policies are put in place to achieve an optimal risk-return ratio.

Members

  • Jean La Couture, Committee Chair
  • Patricia Curadeau-Grou
  • Gilles Godbout
  • Wendy Murdock
  • Guest member: François Joly, Audit Committee Chair

Governance and Ethics Committee

Ensures that CDPQ upholds the highest standards of governance and ethics.

Members

  • François R. Roy, Committee Chair
  • Robert Tessier
  • Wendy Murdock
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