EVOVEST

Leadership

Carl Dussault, CFA

CEO
Carl has been working in portfolio management for over 10 years. In 2008 he joined the Bank of Montreal, a major Canadian bank, where he learned the fundamentals of the business. In 2012 he joined Intact, Canada's largest P&C insurance company, where he held various portfolio management roles. In 2015 he earned his CFA designation. In 2017 Carl founded Evovest with the ambition to provide asset management services thanks to artificial intelligence and evolutive learning techniques.

Guillaume Beauregard, CFA

COO
Guillaume was part of the Portfolio Analysis Investment Support team at PSP Investments from 2014 to 2017. During these years, he held a key position in the implementation phase of a new portfolio management system. Prior to that, he held various operational roles, namely for CIBC Global Asset Management. Guillaume holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montreal and earned his CFA designation in 2016.

Benoit Robert

Head of Business Development
Benoit has extensive experience in institutional sales and entrepreneurship in the financial markets. He was one of the founding members of Newcrest Capital, which was bought by TD in 2000. Prior to joining Evovest, he was managing director at TD securities, facilitating trading and financing for publicly listed companies. He brings added value thanks to his strong relationships and experience in the field. Benoit oversees our business development initiatives.

Maxime Thiboutot, M.Sc., FRM

Data Scientist
Maxime has gained valuable professional experience while working at CDPQ and KPMG. His expertise in financial risk management, data engineering and performance attribution will allow us to continue the development of our infrastructure. In addition, pursuing a CFA certification, Maxime will be an asset for the development of various aspects in the modelling process, as well as in portfolio construction. He graduated from HEC with a M. Sc. in financial engineering after completing a B.Sc. in mathematics at McGill University. In 2021, he earned his FRM designation.

Dong Qiu, M.Sc.

Data Scientist
Dong has a great expertise in technology and algorithmic developments thanks to his experience at Moka Technologies. His strong mathematical background enables him to be an asset on the development and adaptation of machine learning algorithms at Evovest. In addition, his expertise in IT systems will serve the team well. He graduated from Concordia University with an M.Sc. in mathematics.

Board Members & Advisors

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Michel Tremblay, CFA

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Michel has 40 years of experience in the investment industry and has held various roles within his careers. Graduating from actuarial science from Laval University in 1977, he moved on diverse portfolio management role. In 1990 he accepted a role as managing director at ING investment in Canada. From 2008 he held various positions within National Bank of Canada. Lately, he was the CIO of Industrial Alliance, a life insurer in Canada, overseeing over CAD 60 B in AUM. Michel is guiding our corporate strategy.

Jeremie Desgagne-Bouchard, FCAS

Science Advisor
Jérémie has a wealth of experience in innovative technologies, including machine learning. He joined Evovest following his work as an applied research scientist at Element AI, where he expanded his deep learning acumen. He spent over 8 years at Intact in various R&D roles, where he pushed the development of analytical solutions in various areas, including assessment price optimization and telematics. His role evolved from head of science to science advisor in 2021.