B.Com, M.Sc. Financial Engineering
Jean-Étienne Leroux was appointed to the Transgrid Board on 16 December 2015. He has been the Managing Director of Infrastructure at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) since 2006.
In this role, he is responsible for all infrastructure activities in Australia and New Zealand. As head of Australia and New Zealand, he also takes an active part in positioning CDPQ as a partner of choice across all asset classes, in promoting CDPQ’s brand image in the region and in representing the organization with the financial and business community, as well as with key stakeholders. Mr. Leroux is also responsible for the Sydney office, where he has been based since 2015.
He has a mandate to oversee the development and the management of a portfolio of quality infrastructure holdings in Australia such as the Port of Brisbane, Plenary Group and Northwest Rail Transit (Sydney Metro) for which he is also a director on their board of directors.