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Jean St-Gelais

Chair, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Beneva

Jean St-Gelais has been Chair of CDPQ’s Board of Directors since October 2021. 

During his successful career, he was President and CEO of La Capitale, Agence du revenu du Québec and Autorité des marchés financiers. He also served as Secretary General and Clerk of the Conseil exécutif, as well as Associate Deputy Minister for tax policy, budgetary policy and financial institutions for the Government of Québec. 

Mr. St-Gelais is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors of Beneva. He is also the Chair of the Board of Université Laval. Before his appointment to CDPQ’s Board, he was Chair of the Board of Investissement Québec. 

He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Queen’s University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Université Laval.  

In 2022, he was inducted into the Ordre national du Québec, the highest and most prestigious distinction awarded by the Government of Québec, as an Officer.