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Jean Potvin

Managing Director, Funds, Private Equity
(Montréal)

Jean Potvin is Managing Director, Funds, Private Equity. In this role, he is responsible for worldwide indirect private equity investments (funds and partnerships). His mandate is to establish and develop strategic investment partnerships for the International Private Equity team. He sits on the International Private Equity investment committee.

Mr. Potvin has over 12 years of experience in the private equity market at CDPQ. Before joining the organization, 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.