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François R. Roy

Corporate Director

François R. Roy has extensive experience as a corporate director and executive in the private and public sectors, at non-profit organizations and in academia. He began his career at the Bank of Nova Scotia, where he held several positions in Canada and the United States, and then worked for Société générale de financement du Québec. He subsequently held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Quebecor, Avenor and Telemedia Corporation. He has been a corporate director since 1998 and sits on the boards of Transcontinental and Noranda Income Fund. He was also McGill University’s Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2010.

Mr. Roy holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto. Over the past 25 years, he has been and continues to be active with many not-for-profit organizations, including the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Vie des Arts magazine, the Opéra de Montréal and Collège Jean-Eudes.

Appointment date

  • December 21, 2009


  • Governance and Ethics
  • Audit