Pierre Tessier

Corporate Director
Pierre Tessier has been Director, Specialized Financing at Investissement Québec since 2011. Investissement Québec is a state-owned enterprise whose primary mission is to foster economic development, among other things, via mandates entrusted to it by the government of Québec from the Fonds du développement économique. More specifically, Mr. Tessier coordinates a team dedicated to handling these mandates.

Before joining Investissement Québec, Mr. Tessier was a partner in a venture capital firm with a diversified portfolio of small-cap companies. Previously, Mr. Tessier served as a portfolio manager with Investissement Québec specializing in the high technology sector. He began his career in the audit department of the Québec City office of Mallette Maheu Arthur Andersen, where he carried out mandates in various Canadian provinces and in the United States.

Mr. Tessier is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (CPA, CA). He has sat on many boards of directors of private companies and was president of the Comptables agréés de Québec as well as a member of the Bureau de l’Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec.