Vice-President, Head of Infrastructure Transactions
Asia-Pacific, CDPQ Singapore
Based in Singapore, Cyril Cabanes is responsible for the development and implementation of CDPQ’s investment strategy in infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region, which includes building and overseeing investment teams in Singapore, Sydney and New Delhi, developing new partnerships and deploying capital for the portfolio. Mr. Cabanes has 19 years of global infrastructure experience. Before joining CDPQ, he was Senior Vice-President, Development at Marubeni Corp. where he led the Asian IPP investment team in Singapore. Previously, he was Director and Portfolio Manager at Deutsche Asset Management – Alternatives and Real Assets (formerly known as RREEF Infrastructure) in Sydney where he was responsible for acquisitions, capital raising and product development for Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, he spent 10 years in investment banking and financial markets with RBS, BNP Paribas and UBS. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Management and Strategy from ESCP-Europe business school in Paris and attended the MBA program at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and of the Advisory Board of Power-Gen Asia (PGA).