Bertrand Millot has headed CDPQ’s Stewardship Investing team since December 2018. He is responsible for developing CDPQ’s stewardship practices and positioning, thereby reinforcing the institution’s leadership in this area on the world stage.
Mr. Millot is one of the architects of CDPQ’s climate change strategy and a seasoned investor in infrastructure and emerging markets companies, fields where ESG considerations have historically been at the forefront. At CDPQ since 2015, he previously held the position of Vice-President, Infrastructure and Cross-sectoral Risk Management. In that role, he was responsible for identifying cross-sectoral risk, including geopolitical and emerging risks. He was also business unit risk manager for the Infrastructure portfolio.
Before joining CDPQ, Mr. Millot was CEO and CIO at Cordiant Capital, an emerging market debt fund manager with investments totalling around USD2.5 billion in 50 countries across a wide array of sectors from infrastructure to agribusiness. Earlier in his career, he was active in infrastructure project finance with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, U.K. as Portfolio Manager with responsibility for 180 investments and with BNP Paribas in Paris, France.
Mr. Millot holds an MBA from McGill University, a MSc in Engineering from École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D designation).