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Jean Potvin

Principal, Investment
Head of Funds

Jean Potvin is responsible for worldwide indirect private equity investments (funds and partnerships). His mandate is to establish and develop strategic investment partnerships for the Private Equity group. He has over 12 years of experience in the private equity market at CDPQ. Before joining CDPQ, he was responsible for private equity at Sectoral Asset Management. He also worked at the Business Development Bank of Canada in the venture capital team. Prior to making the move to investment, he worked at BioChem Pharma and began his career in the industrial sector. He holds a PhD from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland.