Full Name
Jean-Philippe Cazelais
Job Title
Director, Public Markets
Desjardins Group Pension Plan
Speaker Bio
Jean-Philippe Cazelais is currently Director of Publics Markets for Desjardins Group Pension Plan. He is responsible for investment activities and asset management of about $11.7B. The Pension Plan is the 4th largest private pension fund in Canada with $17.2B in assets. Desjardins Group is the largest integrated cooperative financial group in Canada, with overall assets of $362B.


Mr. Cazelais has joined Desjardins Group in 1999 within the Desjardins Securities division. Since 2003, he has been part of the investment team of the Desjardins Group Pension Plan and has occupied various roles within the traditional division before his nomination as director of the Public Markets portfolio in 2012. Mr. Cazelais holds a bachelor degree in finance from Université Laval and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Jean-Philippe Cazelais