Full Name
Kim Thomassin
Job Title
Executive Vice President, Legal & Secretariat
Speaker Bio
Kim Thomassin is Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and Secretariat, since the 30 January 2017. In this role, she manages the Legal Affairs, Secretariat and Compliance and Responsible Investment teams. Its mandate is to manage all of the Caisse's legal and regulatory activities, including the setting up of legal and governance structures for all investment transactions. His team also plays a leading role in supporting the Caisse in its globalization strategy. She sits on the Executive Committee and is a member of the boards of directors of Ivanhoe Cambridge, a world-class real estate subsidiary, and Cirque du Soleil. She is one of four members of the federal government's Expert Panel to consult with Canadian business people on sustainable finance .

Prior to joining the Caisse, Ms. Thomassin was National Leader, Clients, and Managing Partner, Quebec Region, of McCarthy Tétrault. As a member of the management team, she has contributed to the firm's regional and national management and strengthened its pan-Canadian presence. During her 17 years there, she held a number of important positions and specialized in project financing and acquisition transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors. She has been involved in several transactions related to large-scale projects in Canada and internationally. She has also represented public institutions and developers in public-private partnerships.

Ms. Thomassin obtained a BCL / LL. B. from Laval University and a minor in psychology from McGill University. She has also studied at the University of Western Ontario's Faculty of Law. She is a member of the Barreau du Québec.
Kim Thomassin