Martine Philibert

Senior Vice President, Global Asset Management United States – South America


Martine has been overseeing investment management and operational performance for the United States-South America hub since January 2022. In this role, she leads portfolio management, maintains links with key partners and oversees special mandates for the Head of the hub.

Martine is also responsible for ongoing investment valuation work begun in 2018. She guides the regional hubs’ investment management of Ivanhoé Cambridge’s portfolio of close to C$65 billion. To that end, she monitors the execution of business plans in line with the Company’s strategic priorities: value creation, financial performance, ESG and innovation in a highly competitive and constantly changing real estate environment.

She has held various management positions with the real estate subsidiaries of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) since 1994, with responsibility for investment, asset management and international real estate financing. Until March 2018, she led the Residential, Hotels and Funds team and its management of assets in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. Before joining CDPQ, she spent more than 10 years leading real estate development projects, notably for Canadian Pacific.

Martine holds a postgraduate degree in business administration from HEC Montréal (DSA/MBA program) and a bachelor’s degree in urban planning from the Université de Montréal. She also obtained a Directors Education Program Certificate from McGill University. She is a member of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D), the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Ordre des Urbanistes du Québec.

Martine sits on the boards of the Urban Development Institute of Quebec and the ULI Residential Council (Canada, United States, Mexico). She is also a member of the GRI Club (Intl), the National Multifamily Housing Council (United States) and CREW Montreal.

For a number of years, she has supported the cause of school perseverance through the Fondation La Clé, serving as Vice Chair of its Board of Directors. Martine’s leadership has been recognized by CREW Montreal and Premières en affaires.