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  • Head of Economic Analysis and Global Strategy
  • Caisse de dépôt de placement du Québec


Martin Coiteux has been Head of Economic Analysis and Global Strategy since April 2020. His mandate is to provide CDPQ with the leadership in economic and business intelligence required for successfully implementing the investment strategy. He also promotes to a wider public CDPQ’s internal expertise in international economics. The team he leads acts as advisors to the various investment sectors and performs world-class economic analyses that identify areas of risk and opportunity in various international markets. The team is also responsible for developing the main through lines of CDPQ’s strategies, in close collaboration with other teams and the Executive Committee.

In addition to sitting on that committee, he sits on the Investment-Risk Committee. Before joining CDPQ in January 2019 as Chief Economist, Mr. Coiteux held the positions of President of the Treasury Board of the Government of Québec, Minister of Public Security and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy. For nearly 20 years, he has been a professor of international economics and international management at HEC Montréal. He was also a Bank of Canada Senior Representative in Québec.

Mr. Coiteux holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Queen’s University and a PhD in International Economics from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.