President, Retirement Committee
Assembly of Quebec Catholic Bishops
Charles Quintal has over 30 years’ experience in corporate, structured and real estate finance and in managing various asset classes. Over the last 3 years, he got actively involved in raising capital for critical materials and rare earth elements, projects. From 2008 to 2011, he was Chair of the ‘MAV 1’ Advisory Committee, a $15 billion trust holding investments of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Mouvement Desjardins, National Bank of Canada, PSP Investments and Alberta Treasury Branches. Over the same period, as AVP at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Charles was responsible for turning around the Caisse’s $12.5 billion frozen ABCP Portfolio. Prior to that, Charles oversaw the $1.2 billion ACE trust through which Société Générale’s Corporate and Investment Banking division ran its Canadian securitization business. He bought portfolios of auto loans and leases from major manufacturers as well as farm and construction equipment loans. Charles was also Vice-President, Structured Finance, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and managed three public issues totaling $1.5 billion of Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) sold on the Canadian capital market.