Full Name
Hugo Gagné
Job Title
Senior Advisor, Funds and Co-investments, Infrastructure
Desjardins Global Asset Management (DGAM)
Speaker Bio
As a member of the Infrastructure team, Hugo Gagné contributes to the development and implementation of the strategy for funds and co-investments. In this role, he applies his solid expertise to the selection of investment fund managers and partners from a co-investment perspective.

During a career spanning more than 15 years, Hugo has worked in various aspects of the investment industry, as analyst, advisor and manager. On several occasions, he has taken part in fund manager selection processes on behalf of renowned financial institutions, including SSQ Insurance and iA Financial Group. He is recognized for his ability to maintain harmonious, productive relationships with external stakeholders. He held the position of Manager, Investments, at the Retirement Office of Université Laval when he was recruited by DGAM.

Hugo completed a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a finance major, at the Université de Sherbrooke and a financial planning certificate at the Université du Québec à Montréal. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations.
Hugo Gagné