Senior Managing Director, Head of Equity Markets
Helen Beck was appointed Senior Managing Director, Head of Equity Markets in May 2018. In this role, she oversees the teams responsible for portfolio strategy and investment and portfolio management for Equity Markets. As part of her role, she is the Chairperson of the Global Quality, Global Value and Relationship Investing Investment Committees. She is also a member of the CDPQ Investment-Risk Committee.
Ms. Beck joined CDPQ in 2014, as Senior Vice-President, Canadian Equities and Index Management before taking on the role of Deputy Head, Public Equity. She has over 20 years of experience as an analyst and portfolio manager in the Canadian stock market. She began her career at the Montreal Exchange and spent 15 years with the CN Investment Division, where she managed the Canadian equity and North American equity portfolios, and was a member of the Division’s executive committee. Prior to joining CDPQ, she was Head of Canadian Equities and a Partner at Jarislowsky Fraser, where she served on the Investment Strategy Committee.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance from Concordia University, is a CFA charterholder, and holds the Institute of Corporate Directors’ ICD.D designation.