Chief Compliance Officer
As Chief Compliance Officer for Canada and internationally, Anne-Marie Côté ensures compliance with Ivanhoé Cambridge’s Code of Ethics as well as due diligence and reputational checks related to global investments.
With over 20 years’ legal experience, she joined Ivanhoé Cambridge in March 2008 as a lawyer and legal advisor. Subsequently, she became Director of Legal Affairs in October 2014. In this role, she negotiated complex contracts and developed her management skills by leading the Québec Operations Legal team.
From July 2017 to December 2021, she held the role of Senior Director, Investment Management. During this time, she also took on responsibility for the Toronto Operations Legal team, thus leading the Operations Legal Team on a national basis.
Ms. Côté worked on the first line of defense in managing the pandemic. In fall 2021, she led the crucial project to outsource legal services for the leasing and operation of shopping centers in Ivanhoé Cambridge's Canadian portfolio to an external firm.
Previously, Ms. Côté spent several years in private practice, specifically in commercial, construction and real estate law. From 2018 to 2021, she also served as Director of Government Relations for Quebec of the International Council of Shopping Centers. She is a member of the Board of La rue des Femmes.
In addition to her involvement in various committees and projects within the company, Ms. Côté has been a member of the Barreau du Québec since 2000. She holds a Bachelor of Law from Université of Montréal as well as a Mini MBA for In-house Counsel from Boston University.