Senior Management

Senior Management

The men and women driving our success and growth

Wisdom, vision & values at the helm

Our leadership team is comprised of

world-class experts in each of their respective fields. Together, they work to propel PSP forward on its strategic plan.

“I’m honoured and excited to serve as PSP’s President & CEO. Having had the privilege to participate firsthand in the organization’s impressive growth since I joined PSP 14 years ago, I am incredibly proud of our accomplishments and of our collaborative and innovative culture.”

Neil Cunningham President and Chief Executive Officer

Meet our Executive team

Neil Cunningham
President and Chief Executive Officer

Joined in June 2004

 

Professional experience

  • Senior Vice President, Global Head of Real Estate, PSP Investments

  • Vice President, Real Estate Investments, PSP Investments

  • Québec Regional Manager, Merrill Lynch Real Estate Finance Group

  • Senior Vice President, Brazos Advisors Canada

 

Professional memberships

  • Board of Bishop's College School Foundation
Darren Baccus
Senior Vice President and Global Head of Real Estate and Natural Resources

Joined in 2016

 

Professional experience

  • Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, PSP Investments

  • Chief Client Relations and Legal Officer, Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo)

  • Partner, Torys LLP

 

Professional memberships

  • University of Winnipeg Foundation Board

Mélanie Bernier
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Joined in 2008

 

Professional experience

  • Vice president and Divisional General Counsel, PSP Investments
  • Senior Legal counsel, National Bank of Canada
  • Senior Associate, McCarthy Tetrault LLP 
Nathalie Bernier
Senior Vice President, Strategic and Business Planning and Chief Financial Officer

Joined in 2015

 

Professional experience

  • Managing Partner, KPMG LLP

  • Audit Partner, Arthur Andersen LLP

 

Professional memberships

  • Board member and Treasurer of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

  • Chair of the Board of Directors of Centraide of Greater Montreal

J-F. Bureau
Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

Joined in 2010

 

Professional experience

  • Senior Vice President and CFO, DiagnoCure Inc.

  • Vice President, Credit Specialized Products, National Bank of Canada

  • Senior Vice President and CFO (Financial Restructuring), Cable Satisfaction International

  • Vice President, Private Equity Investment and Mezzanine Lending, EdgeStone Capital Partners

 

Professional memberships

  • Vice Chair, Standards of Practice Council, CFA Institute

Giulia Cirillo
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Joined in 2016

 

Professional experience

  • President and Senior Consultant, Loc-Global Executive Consulting Inc.

  • Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources and Health, Safety, Security, Bombardier Recreational Products

  • Global Practice Leader, Leadership & People Development, Rio Tinto

  • Vice President, Global Talent Management & Corporate Functions, Rio Tinto Alcan

  • Vice President, Global Talent Management & Organizational Development, Alcan Inc.

 

Professional memberships

  • McGill-HEC EMBA Advisory Board
  • Centraide of Greater Montreal Board of Directors
  • Women in Capital Markets Board of Directors
Alain Deschênes
Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

Joined in 2013

 

Professional experience

  • Chief Information & Industrialization Officer and member of the Management Board, Groupe Crédit Agricole

  • Chief Operating Officer, Fortis Group

  • Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group

  • Group Chief Information Officer, Alcatel

  • Deputy Group Chief Information Officer, BNP Paribas

Anik Lanthier
Senior Vice President, Public Markets and Absolute Return Strategies

Joined in 2006

 

Professional experience

  • Managing Director, Public Markets, PSP Investments

  • Director, Public Markets, PSP Investments

  • Portfolio Manager, Public Equities and Absolute Return, Hydro Quebec Pension Fund

  • Financial Analyst, Bank of Canada

 

Professional memberships

  • PIMCO Client Advisory Board

  • Finance Montréal

  • Investment Committee of the McGill University Endowment Fund

  • Honorary President of the 2018 Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament

David J. Scudellari
Senior Vice President and Head of Principal Debt and Credit Investments

Joined in 2015

 

Professional experience

  • Managing Director, Barclays Bank PLC

  • Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, North West Upgrading Inc.

  • Managing Director, US Leverage Finance Origination

  • President, Barclays Corporation Limited

  • Head of Industrial and Real Estate Sectors, Barclays Bank PLC

 

Guthrie Stewart
Senior Vice President and Global Head of Private Investments

Joined in 2015

 

Professional experience

  • Public and Private Board Directorships

  • Partner, EdgeStone Capital

  • CEO, Teleglobe Canada

  • EVP, Global Development, Teleglobe Inc.

  • Adjunct Professor, McGill Desautels Faculty of Management

  • Founding officer of what is now Bell Mobility

  • Corporate and acquisitions lawyer, Osler

Eduard Van Gelderen
Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

FRM, CFA

 

Joined in 2018

 

Professional experience

  • Senior Managing Director, Office of the Chief Investment Officer of the University of California

  • Chief Executive Officer, APG Asset Management

  • Deputy CIO, ING Investment Management


At PSP, we work as one to pursue opportunities for growth.                                                  Read our story.

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Public Markets

Anik Lanthier

 

Senior Vice President

Public Markets and Absolute Return Strategies

 

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Real Estate

Pierre Gibeault

 

Managing Director
Head of Real Estate Investments

 

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Private Equity

Simon Marc

 

Managing Director
Head of Private Equity

 

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Infrastructure

Patrick Samson

 

Managing Director
Head of Infrastructure

 

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Natural Resources

Marc Drouin

 

Managing Director

Head of Natural Resources

 

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Private Debt

David J. Scudellari

 

Senior Vice President

Head of Principal Debt and Credit Investments

 

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Public Affairs and Strategic Communications

Dominique Dionne

 

Vice President

Public Affairs and Strategic Communications

 

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Legal Affairs

 

Mélanie Bernier

 

Senior Vice President
Chief Legal Officer
 

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Responsible Investment

 

Stéphanie Lachance

 

Vice President

Responsible Investment

 

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Committed to our people

We are committed to cultivating a diverse workforce, and prioritize the development
of our employees. We are always looking for
problem-solvers with an entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative approach, who can spot the edge. We foster a work environment where employees can cultivate meaningful relationships, learn, ideate, innovate, pursue excellence and be open-minded, listen and speak up.

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