Directors

Experienced leadership. Great counsel.

Eric Cantin

Eric Cantin has been Asset Management Director – Infrastructures at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec since 2015. He is responsible for the management and optimization of large investments in the infrastructure sector. In 2002, after a number of years as an auditor and financial analyst at Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers, he joined the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec as an analyst, a position he continued to hold until 2004. He was then promoted to the position of Investment Manager. In recent years, he has been actively involved in developing and managing investments in the pipelines, power generation and energy distribution sectors. In June 2015, he was promoted to the position of Asset Management Director. Mr. Cantin is a Chartered Accountant in Canada (CPA-CA).

 

 

Renaud Faucher

Renaud Faucher joined the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in 2006. He is currently Regional Director, Asset management in the Infrastructure group where he is responsible for the management of investments in North America. From 1986 to 1990, Mr. Faucher worked as a project engineer on the construction of large infrastructure projects in Canada and Europe, including the Channel Tunnel project. From 1992 to 1998, Mr. Faucher worked on the financing and management of independent power plants across Canada. From 1998 to 2006, he held different positions within wholly owned subsidiaries of Hydro-Québec as Director Investments, Vice President Finance and Vice President Risk Management. Mr. Faucher sits on the Boards of Noverco (2014), Énergir (2014 formely Gaz Metro), Colonial Pipeline (2014 and Chairman of the Audit Committee since July 2017) and AES U.S. Investments Inc. & IPALCO (holding companies of Indianapolis Power and Light Company since 2015). Previously, Mr. Faucher was a member of the LLC committee of Cross-Sound Cable Company LLC (an electrical transmission provider featuring a submarine power cable that crosses between Connecticut and Long Island, NY, 2003-2006), a director of Sedna (long-term health care services provider in Québec, 2006-2007), of Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline (an interstate pipeline in the United States, 2006-2009), of Noverco (a holding company with investments in Gaz Metro and Enbridge, 2006-2009), of AviAlliance Capital (formerly Hochtief Airport Capital, 2010-2014), on the Supervisory Board of Budapest Airport (2011-2014), on Heathrow Airport Holdings (2006-2014 with 4 years as Chairman of the Audit Committee) and on the members committee of Invenergy Wind LLC (2014-2017). Mr. Faucher holds a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal, as well as an MBA from Concordia University and a DESS (specialized graduate diploma) in Accounting from ESG-UQAM. He is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA).

 

Yves Rheault

Yves Rheault has been involved in the energy and infrastructure sector for almost 30 years, with extensive focus on the following sectors: distribution, transportation and storage of natural gas, oil & gas exploration and production and power production. During that period, he held top executive and director positions at several energy companies. Mr. Rheault currently serves as senior advisor in investments for the Energy and Infrastructure Group of a major pension funds manager in Canada, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. He also sits on the board of directors of few energy companies. Mr. Rheault received a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master in Administration from the University of Montreal.