Integrated risk management committee

The primary mandate of the Integrated Risk Management Committee is to supervise the Fonds de solidarité FTQ’s risk management general practices and to support the Board of Directors by making recommendations to ensure that the Fonds applies proper oversight and risk management practices.

Main components of the mandate:
  • ensuring that the Fonds adopts an integrated and comprehensive view of all the risks, considers the interrelationships and interdependencies between these risks and manages these risks in accordance with their degree of importance; 
  • overseeing the implementation of the Integrated Risk Management Policy and periodically reviewing the risk management orientations and framework policies;
  • ensuring that the risks to which the Fonds is exposed are clearly identified and reviewing the measures taken by management to adequately manage them;
  • examining, recommending to the Board of Directors and monitoring the quantitative and qualitative risk appetite statements as well as risk tolerance levels.
    • Jean-Claude Scraire *

      Jean-Claude Scraire *

      President

      Jean-Claude Scraire is an independant consultant in strategic development. Since 2002, he has worked for different organizations and businesses in Asia, Europe and Québec.

      Mr. Scraire previously worked for 22 years at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec where he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer from 1995 to 2002. He also held various positions in Québec public administration from 1974 to 1981, including at the Ministère de la Justice.

      Committed to economic development and strongly believing in the importance of entrepreneurship while respecting the local communities, Jean-Claude Scraire has recently chaired the board of directors of Investissement Québec and the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship.

      Member of the Barreau du Québec since 1970, Mr. Scraire is also a member of the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship and the University Club.

    • Daniel Boyer

      Daniel Boyer

      Vice-President

      After serving as secretary general of the Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec for three years, Daniel Boyer was elected president during the organization’s 30th convention in November 2013.

      Mr. Boyer became actively involved in the Syndicat québécois des employées et employés de service in the early 1980s and became union advisor in 1985. He was elected secretary general in 1999, a position he held until 2007 when he became the union’s president. He worked intensively on, among other things, achieving pay equity for female public sector employees.

      Mr. Boyer serves on the Executive Committee of the Canadian Labour Congress and on the General Council of the International Trade Union Confederation. He is also a member of the Office québécois de la langue française and of the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail.

      Daniel Boyer holds a degree in physical education and industrial relations from Université de Montréal.

    • Lyne Bouchard*

      Lyne Bouchard*

      Lyne Bouchard has been an associate professor at the Faculty of Business Administration of Université Laval since January 2015. Prior to that, she worked for various private sector organizations, including Gartner and Montréal International.

      Ms. Bouchard has held senior positions including Vice-Rector for the Longueuil campus of the Université de Sherbrooke, Vice-Rector, Information Technologies at the Université de Sherbrooke and Associate Deputy Minister at the Ministère de la Justice. From April 2006 to October 2007, she has been President and CEO of TechnoMontréal, the information technologies cluster of the Greater Montreal region.

      Lyne Bouchard was member of the board and chair of the Information Technologies Committee of the Agence du revenu du Québec, member of the board and member of the Executive Committee of Développement économique Longueuil (DEL) from February 2010 to November 2013, and member of the board, Vice-President and President of the professional association Réseau ACTION TI, from September 2007 to November 2013, then since December 2014.

      Ms. Bouchard is a certified corporate director.


    • Serge Cadieux

      Serge Cadieux

      Serge Cadieux has been actively involved in the labour movement both in the private and public sectors since 1979. He is currently secretary general of the Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ).

      Mr. Cadieux’s first exposure to the labour movement was as a student working evenings in a garage whose employees were members of the United Autoworkers Union (UAW), now called Unifor. In May 1983, he joined the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) as a union advisor. He subsequently held various positions before becoming its executive director in 2004. Since 2007 he has also been national president and vice-president of the Canadian Labour Congress.

      In addition to representing the FTQ on the Comité consultatif du travail et de la main-d’œuvre (CCTM) since 2009, Mr. Cadieux sits on the boards of the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST) and the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail.

      Serge Cadieux holds a Bachelor of Law from Université du Québec à Montréal and was admitted to the Barreau du Québec in 1992. He also holds a diploma in industrial relations and occupational health and safety from Université de Montréal.

    • Michèle Colpron *

      Michèle Colpron *

      Active and respected in her profession for over 25 years, Michèle Colpron has 10 years of international business experience. She has been a board member of the Barreau du Québec’s Fonds d’assurance responsabilité professionnelle since 2012. She also chairs its Investment Committee and sits on its Audit Committee.

      During her 12 years at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Ms. Colpron served as senior vice-president, Financial Management, ensuring sound management of the organization’s treasury and coordinating its financing activities on bond markets. In that role, she was also accountable for the Caisse’s performance. Prior to that, she oversaw operations as vice-president, Investment Administration. In a previous position as vice-president, Private Equity & Administration, Ms. Colpron was in charge of the Caisse’s private equity investments.

      Prior to joining the Caisse, Ms. Colpron was with Merrill Lynch Bank (Suisse) and before that served as CFO at Standard Chartered Bank in Switzerland. Her foray into the international began as an audit manager for Ernst & Young in London and Hong Kong.

      Michèle Colpron is a certified corporate director, duly accredited by Université Laval, and a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montréal.

    • Denis Labrèche *

      Denis Labrèche *

      Denis Labrèche has over 30 years’ experience in business valuation, financial disputes and M&As in various industries. As a partner at Ernst & Young from 1978 to 2011, he was involved in key mandates and transactions and was frequently called to give expert testimony. He was also tasked with many venture capital mandates for the Government of Québec, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Société générale de financement du Québec. He also acted as financial advisor to large organizations including Provigo, Métro, Rona, Bell Canada and the Canadian Red Cross.

      Very active throughout his career, Mr. Labrèche has given speeches, led countless seminars on business valuation and financing and written articles on the topic for the business magazine Commerce and the La Presse newspaper.

      Mr. Labrèche has served on the boards of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators and of Réseau Capital.

      Denis Labrèche is a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV – 1984) and a Chartered Accountant who made the prestigious Honour Roll of the Chartered Accountants 1978 Uniform Exam (UFE).

    • Louise Pellerin-Lacasse

      Louise Pellerin-Lacasse

      An actuary by training, specialized in risk management and product development, Louise Pellerin-Lacasse is currently a Corporate Director.

      She has over 35 years’ experience with The Standard Life Assurance Company of Canada where she started her career as an actuary before becoming Vice-President, Product Development in 1993. She then held the positions of Vice-President, Marketing, Group savings and Retirement Plans and Vice-President, Risk Management. She joined the Executive Committee in 2010 and was appointed Chief Risk Officer in 2012 before retiring in 2015.

      Ms. Pellerin-Lacasse has been active over the last 20 years with the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, where she was Chair of the Individual Retirement Products Committee, Chair of the Group Retirement Plans Committee, Québec Group, and more recently member of the Chief Risk Officers Policy Committee. She was also a member of the Strategic Risk Council of The Conference Board of Canada and of the Québec Government Task Force on VRSPs.

      A graduate in mathematics from Université de Montréal, Ms. Pellerin-Lacasse is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries. She also holds the Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA) credential from the Society of Actuaries.
    • Claude Séguin *

      Claude Séguin *

      Conseiller du fondateur et président exécutif du conseil d'administration de Groupe CGI inc. et administrateur de sociétés

      Mr. Séguin has served as Advisor to the Founder and Executive Chairman of CGI Board since October 2016. He joined the organization in 2003, as Senior Vice-President of Corporate Development and Strategic Investments. Before joining CGI, Mr. Séguin held the position of President of CDP Capital-Placements privés at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. He had previously served as Executive Vice-President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Teleglobe Inc.

      From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Séguin was Deputy Minister of Finance for the Province of Québec, and he served as Assistant Deputy Minister for Financial Policies and Crown Corporations for the same ministry from 1983 to 1987. He also worked at the Québec Treasury Board.

      Mr. Séguin holds a Bachelor’s degree from HEC Montréal, and earned a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Syracuse University in New York.

      In addition to acting as Chairman of the Board of Finance Montréal, Mr. Séguin is a member of the boards of HEC Montréal, the Centraide of Greater Montreal Foundation, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal and EXFO Inc. He also co-authored the reports entitled “A city that lives up to our aspirations” and “The Maintenance and Development of Head Offices in Québec”.