FlexiFonds funds management committee

The main mandate of the FlexiFonds Funds Management Committee is to administer the business activities of the FlexiFonds mutual funds managed by the Fonds de solidarité FTQ and to supervise the responsibilities of FlexiFonds de solidarité FTQ inc. acting as registered mutual fund dealer to distribute the FlexiFonds Funds’ units.

Key aspects of the mandate:

  • Receive FlexiFonds Funds policies; 
  • Receive the interim and annual management report of FlexiFonds Funds performance, the semi-annual and annual financial statements and the continuous disclosure documents of the FlexiFonds Funds; 
  • Recommend to the Fonds’ Board of Directors the strategic plan for the FlexiFonds Funds; 
  • Receive an accounting of the returns and performance of the FlexiFonds Funds on a regular basis.
    • Roger A. Renaud*

      Roger A. Renaud*


      Roger A. Renaud has over 12 years of experience as CEO of investment management firms, as well as extensive experience serving on the boards of Canadian and international corporations.
      Mr. Renaud was President (Canada) and then Global Chief Operating Officer of Manulife Asset Management,  a company with over $450 billion of assets under management. He was actively involved in the merger of the Canadian operations of Standard Life Investments with Manulife Asset Management and chaired the Global Operations Committee.
      For over 20 years, he held various high-level positions, including President of Standard Life Investments and Senior Vice-President, Group Savings and Retirement at Standard Life of Canada.
      Mr. Renaud has been a board member of the Centre de théâtre d’aujourd’hui since 2013. For more than 10 years he chaired the organizing committee of the “Action 21” charity event, lending his support to the Down Syndrome Research Foundation. He was also a frequent speaker on investment- and pension plan-related topics at various industry forums.
      Mr. Renaud holds a B.Sc. in actuarial science and is a certified financial analyst (CFA). He also completed the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School and the Directors Education Program at McGill University.
    • Magali Picard

      Magali Picard


    • Janie C. Béïque

      Janie C. Béïque

      Ms. Béïque joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ in 2000 as Vice-President, Legal Affairs, and Corporate Secretary. She joined the investment sector in 2008, where she served in turn as Senior Vice-President, New Economy, and Senior Vice-President, Natural Resources, Industries, Entertainment and Consumer Goods. In 2017, she was promoted to Chief of Investments and Strategic Investment Initiatives. Drawing on this experience and her many accomplishments, she was one-year later appointed Executive Vice-President, Investments. In 2021, she became the first woman be nominated as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fonds.
      Holder of a law degree from Université de Montréal, Ms. Béïque was called to the Barreau du Québec in 1991. In 2005, she was named by L’Expert magazine as one of the Top 40 Corporate Counsel Under 40. In 2014, she won the ZSA award in the “Accomplishment and Business Strategy” category. She has been a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors since 2012 and in 2015 earned an MBA from Georgetown University and ESADE University. In 2016 and 2018, she was named an “Innovation Leader” by the Government of Canada and asked to moderate roundtables in Quebec and the Maritimes with a view to helping the federal government develop its innovation strategy.
      Ms. Béïque sits on the board of Groupe CH, Groupe Functionalab, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Aéro Montréal.
    • Angela D'Angelo *

      Angela D'Angelo *

      Angela D'Angelo is an executive manager responsible for the professional development strategy for National Bank Financial's 1,800 wealth management employees. In addition to extensive experience in sales consulting and banking customer experience, Ms. D'Angelo has helped improve the effectiveness of sales consulting and emerging market development across Canada. 

      She sits on the Board of Directors of the Québec Breast Cancer Foundation and is a past member of the Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre Foundation of Montréal's English-speaking Jewish community, where she was the first woman to be appointed Board Chair. She is a member of the Board of Governors of Summa 2022 – Special Olympics Quebec and previously served on IIROC's Proficiency Committee. 

      Angela D'Angelo is the recipient of the 2018 Initiative Award from the Association of Québec Women in Finance for her innovative program "Making a Difference: A Women-Centred Approach," which supports the advancement of women in finance, and the Andrée Corriveau 2021 Inspiration Award, created to recognize outstanding achievement by women in business and finance. 

      She holds a Bachelor of Arts, Translation, from Concordia University and a derivatives and options licence from IIROC. She is a member of the FlexiFonds Board of Directors.

    • Bernard Tanguay*

      Bernard Tanguay*

      Bernard Tanguay has an impressive track record in the insurance and financial services industry. He began his career at Desjardins Financial Security in group insurance and annuities before joining SSQ in 1996, where he held various management functions until his retirement in 2016. At SSQ Insurance, he held the positions of Director of Underwriting, Senior Director of Actuarial Services, and Vice-President of Actuarial Services. He was then appointed Senior Vice-President at SSQ Investment and Retirement, and ultimately became Senior Vice-President at SSQ Insurance, a position he held until his retirement. 

      Mr. Tanguay has been Chairman of the Pension Committee of the Régime de retraite du personnel d'encadrement (RRPE) since 2017 and he is also a board member of SSQ Mutuelle. Previously, he served on the board of directors of Assomption Vie and Montrusco Bolton. He has also chaired the board of directors of two SSQ subsidiaries, Cabinet SSQ and Assuranceoyage.ca. 

      Bernard Tanguay holds a bachelor's degree in actuarial science (1982) from Université Laval and a diploma from the CIREM-HEC Montréal Executive Program (2009). He has been a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA) and the Society of Actuaries (FSA) since 1986 and obtained the chartered director (ASC) designation from the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés in 2017.