Vice-President and Head of Private Debt
United States, CDPQ US
Robert Hetu is Head of Private Debt – United States at CDPQ’s New York office. In this role, he is responsible for the execution of CDPQ’s US debt strategy, including origination, execution and monitoring of investments with key partners and market participants. Before joining CDPQ in June 2017, he spent 20 years with Credit Suisse in New York, where he served as Managing Director in the Investment Banking Department. He led a team in the Corporate Lending group that focused on executing leveraged loan transactions. Prior to that, he was Senior Manager, Structured Finance at Societe Generale Canada in Montréal, and began his career as part of the Commercial Credit team at RBC. Robert has a Bachelor of Laws degree from Université de Montréal, as well as an MBA from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.