Caroline Côté

Managing director, funds and strategic partnerships, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Caroline Côté is Managing Director, Funds and Strategic Partnerships, Québec. In this role, she manages a portfolio of investment funds that are active in Québec in the areas of venture capital, growth capital and buyout. She is also responsible for developing a network of strategic partners in Québec for CDPQ.

Ms. Côté has worked at CDPQ since 2002, holding the roles of Senior Director, Private Equity, Director, Business Development and Analyst, Investment, Private Equity. Previously, she worked at Merrill Lynch and BMO Nesbitt Burns investment banks.

Ms. Côté holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance from HEC Montréal. She sits on the Boards of Directors of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) and Réseau Capital. She is also responsible for Réseau Capital’s ELLE-Invest initiative, which promotes the success of Québec women in the venture capital and growth capital industry.