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Martin Coiteux

Chief Economist

Martin Coiteux has been Chief Economist since January 2019. In this role, he is responsible for providing CDPQ with the leadership in economic and business intelligence required for successfully implementing the investment strategy. The team he leads acts as advisors to the various investment sectors and performs world-class economic analyses that identify areas of risk and opportunity in various international markets. Mr. Coiteux is also responsible for reinforcing publicly CDPQ’s expertise in international economics. He sits on the Executive and Investment Risk Committees. 

Before joining CDPQ, he held the positions of President of the Treasury Board of the Government of Québec, Minister of Public Security and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy. For nearly 20 years, he has been a professor of international economics and international management at HEC Montréal. He was also a Bank of Canada Senior Representative in Québec. 

Mr. Coiteux holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Queen’s University and a PhD in International Economics from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.