Executive Vice-President, Infrastructure and
President and Chief Executive Officer, CDPQ Infra
Macky Tall is responsible for CDPQ’s infrastructure investment strategy. In his role, he oversees the teams that carry out infrastructure investment activities worldwide. He is also in charge of CDPQ Infra, a CDPQ subsidiary whose mandate is to take over the planning, execution and operation of public infrastructure projects. He serves on CDPQ’s Executive Committee and Investment-Risk Committee.
Mr. Tall joined CDPQ in 2004 as Director, Investment, Infrastructure, and accelerated the implementation of a business model focused on strategic partnerships with the largest infrastructure operators in the world, mainly in the sectors of power generation – particularly wind –, airports and ports, energy transportation and distribution, highways and passenger transport, and social infrastructure. With this approach, a portfolio valued at more than CAD16 billion was built. His team’s expertise also facilitated the implementation of a unique public infrastructure model, with the launch of CDPQ Infra. He had previously held several senior management positions with companies in the energy and finance sectors, namely Hydro Québec, MEG International, Novergaz and Probyn & Company.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from HEC Montréal and an MBA (Finance) from the University of Ottawa. He also completed an undergraduate degree in Economics at Université de Montréal.
Mr. Tall is co-chair of the Advisory Committee of the Global Infrastructure Facility of the World Bank. He is also a member of the infrastructure advisory board of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD).