Governance

Lise Bourassa

Lise Bourassa, CPA, CA


Lise Bourassa graduated from Université de Sherbrooke in Business Administration, major in Accounting (1977) and holds the Chartered Accountant designation. She launched her career at Touche Ross Accounting Firm (now called Samson Bélair/Deloitte & Touche) where she worked as an Auditor for large and small businesses. From 1981 to 1985, she went on to work with CLS Group (Canada Steamship Lines) as Chief Accountant and then as Financial Analyst. In 1985, Ms. Bourassa joined Timmins and Associates (now known as CIBC Global Assets Management). For 19 years, Ms. Bourassa has occupied a number of high-responsibility positions and reached the title of Executive Vice President and Chief of Administration, supervising various areas of activities including finances, portfolio management administrative operations, calculation of the returns, compliance, legal affairs and compensation. In the last few years, Ms. Bourassa has worked as a Consultant and has carried out various mandates, some of which were for Gestion FÉRIQUE.
 
In April 2010, Ms. Bourassa has been elected member of the Board of Directors of Gestion FÉRIQUE and she seats on the Investment Monitoring Committee since 2011. She brings to the organization over 30 years experience and a wide expertise in finance and asset management as well as a great dose of energy.