President and CEO
Pierre Lavallée was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2018 and is responsible for strategic business leadership and overall performance of the organization.
As the inaugural CEO, his role includes establishing strategy, policies and procedures; building a highly skilled and motivated team of professionals; and developing partnerships with investors and public-sector proponents to support innovative infrastructure transactions.
Before joining Canada Infrastructure Bank, Mr. Lavallée held several senior positions at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) over six years, most recently as Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Investment Partnerships.
Prior to CPPIB, Mr. Lavallée was Executive Vice President, Reitmans (Canada) Limited, based in Montreal. He also spent 18 years with Bain & Company in Toronto, where he led the Canadian retail, telecom and private equity practices and was Managing Partner for Canada for three years. Before joining Bain, Mr. Lavallée served as a Trade Commissioner in the Department of External Affairs and International Trade, based in Ottawa and Japan.
He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics and a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Ottawa.
Mr. Lavallée sits on the Investment Committee of the endowment for Pearson College UWC.