Portrait of Pierre Lapointe

MBA '83

President, Jarislowsky, Fraser Ltd.

Pierre is President of Jarislowsky, Fraser Ltd, one of Canada Canada’s largest independent investment counseling firms, managing pensions, endowment funds and corporate portfolios for clients in North America and abroad.

For the past 30 years, he has been involved in various aspects of the firm’s operations from portfolio management, to managing partner and from Executive vice-president to, more recently, President. He has been on the Jarislowsky, Fraser Ltd board for over 15 years.

Pierre sits on the boards of the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Foundation, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the National Ballet School of Canada Foundation.

Through his private family foundation, (the Excelsior Foundation), he and his wife are committed to rewarding innovation in the arts and education.

Pierre graduated from the University of Aberdeen (Scotland) with an M.A. and from Western University (Ivey) with and M.B.A. He is also holds the ICD.D (Institute of Corporate Directors) designation.