André is a senior investment professional (CIM) and actuary (FCIA, FSA) known for being a trusted partner to institutional fund clients. He has leveraged his deep technical pension finance expertise to integrate ESG factors and managing climate-related risks in the investment process.
André pioneered the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) practice at a major global consulting firm and has developed investment strategies for private and public sector institutional funds. He has experience integrating ESG factors and climate-related risks in the investment process of pension plans and endowment funds. He was the lead client portfolio manager for a university endowment, advising them on the implementation of TCFD recommendations, leading a search for low carbon managers in Canadian and International equity and producing quarterly investment committee reports on GHG emissions and ESG risks.
André holds a BSc. in Actuarial Mathematics from Concordia University (Montreal). He is Chair of the Climate Change & Sustainability Committee of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) and was also recently awarded the 2022 President’s Award of the CIA for his dedication in progressing the integration of climate-related risks and opportunities in the practice of the Institute’s 6,000 members.