Jean-Étienne Leroux has had the role of Regional Director, Transactions & Asset Management at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec since 2001, where he headed the opening and has responsibility over CDPQ’s office in Australia.
He develops a portfolio of infrastructure holdings in Australia, while managing specific assets within the portfolio, including the Port of Brisbane and Transgrid, for which he led the acquisition processes at the end of 2013 and 2015 respectively.
In this capacity, Jean-Etienne has led transactions and managed investments, notably in the following sectors: social infrastructure and public transportation, water, energy infrastructure, utilities, toll roads, airports and ports.
Jean-Étienne has a Bachelor of Business Administration (with concentrations in Finance and Quantitative Methods) and a Masters of Financial Engineering from HEC Montréal. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).