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 *


      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.

    • Denis Bolduc

      Denis Bolduc

      Denis Bolduc is president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) for Québec and a member of the CUPE National Executive Board. He is also a member of the Bureau of the FTQ and has served on the Board of Directors of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ since June 2016.

      Holder of a DEC in Arts and Media Technology from Cégep de Jonquière, Mr. Bolduc worked as a radio broadcast journalist at CKCV-AM in Québec City from 1985 to 1986 and as a journalist at Journal de Québec from 1986 to 2011. He was editor of the free daily Média Matin Québec from 2007 to 2008.

      Mr. Bolduc was president of CUPE-Québec Local 1450 from 2006 to 2011, president of CUPE-Québec’s Provincial Council for the Communications Sector (CPSC) from March to May 2011, and General Secretary of CUPE-Québec from May 2011 to June 2016.

    • 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.

    • Michèle Colpron *

      Michèle Colpron *

      Michèle Colpron has been well known in her profession for nearly 30 years and has more than 10 years of international experience. She has been a corporate director since 2012.

      During her 12 years at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Ms. Colpron was Senior Vice-President, Financial Management, ensuring sound management of the organization’s treasury activities and coordinating financing activities on bond markets. She was also responsible for the organization’s performance measurement for its portfolios and strategies. Prior to that, she was Vice-President, Investment Administration, responsible for the Caisse’s private equity operations, and also served as Vice-President, Finance and Administration, for the private equity portfolios.

      Internationally, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Standard Chartered Bank and Merrill Lynch Bank in Switzerland. She started her career in auditing at Ernst & Young, working in Montréal, London and Hong Kong.

      She currently sits on the boards of Québecor Inc. and the Infrastructure Bank of Canada and is Vice-Chair of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).

      Holder of a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montréal, she is a Fellow of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants and a chartered corporate director.

      Ms. Colpron joined the Fonds de solidarité FTQ Board of Directors in December 2012.

    • 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.
    • 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.