OUR COMMITTEES

LONG-TERM INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

(From left to right)

LUC HOULE

RONI FARAH

DAVID HEWITT

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

(From left to right)

DAVID HEWITT

RONI FARAH

KIM ANDERSON

RUSSELL HISCOCK

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

LUC HOULE

Luc retired from CDPQ (Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec) in January 2015 after over 29 years of service. As Senior Investment Vice President, Private Equity Fund, Luc was:

  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • President of the Investment Committee
  • Member of the Infrastructure Investment Committee
  • Responsible for the Evaluation Committee

His main responsibilities were overseeing an Investment Team specialized in private investments in the manufacturing, distribution and service industries in Québec and internationally. The Team created and managed a significant portfolio or minority stakes in companies, from 10% to 30% of common shares, with an average transaction of $100M. Portfolio size in excess of $5 billion (e.g.: CGI, WSP, BRP, REXEL, SPIE, ONO, etc…). The portfolio generated an excellent performance throughout the various cycles.

He was an Account Manager at Industrial Credit Desjardins from 1983 -1985 and an Account Manager at Federal Bank of Development from 1979 – 1983.

He has been a Board Member for both public and private companies including Transcontinental, Bombardier Produits Récréatifs, Héroux Devtek, etc…

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Sherbrooke. He currently teaches at his alma mater.

RUSSELL HISCOCK

Russell is the recently retired President and Chief Executive Officer of the CN Investment Division. In this role, he was accountable for all aspects of the management and organisational oversight of the CN Pension Trust Funds, one of the largest corporate pension funds in Canada. He was Chairman of the pension fund’s two wholly-owned oil and gas exploration and development operating subsidiaries and is past Chairman of the Pension Investment Association of Canada (PIAC).

He is a member of the Nunavut Trust Investment Advisory Board, a member of the board of directors of Valeura Energy and a governor of the University of Waterloo.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics from the University of Waterloo, a Master’s degree in economics from Western University and an MBA from the University of Toronto. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Corporate Director.