Annie Houle

Senior Director, Private Equity – Quebec
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec


Annie joined CDPQ Quebec private equity team in 2017 where she is involved in all areas of the investment process. She has led investments in equity and mezzanine debt in mid-to-large cap Quebec-based companies. Annie also sits on several portfolio company board of directors.

Prior to joining CDPQ, she worked for more than 15 years in Banking, covering a range of industries. Most of these years were spent at HSBC Bank Canada, building the global banking team and department in Montreal and acting as a relationship manager for large Quebec-based companies. Annie has originated, structured and negotiated several international financing transactions involving bank and bond financing, project finance, public equity, in addition to being involved in all other relevant corporate banking services.

Annie earned her Bachelor’s degree with honors in Economics from the University of Montreal and an MSc. in International Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. She is also a member de l’Ordre des Comptables Professionnels Agréés du Québec (CPA, CGA) and is a CFA charterholder.