Biography:  Government of Canada announces appointments to the Canada Infrastructure Bank’s Board of Directors  


Andrée-Lise Méthot

Ms. Méthot has over 25 years of experience in venture capital, engineering and corporate governance, and is a recognized leader in the green and sustainable investment field. She is the founder and Managing Partner of Cycle Capital, a leading investment and innovation platform focused on impact investment, clean technology and sustainable development.

Ms. Méthot is a member of the Paris Fonds Vert Advisory Board, the Government of Canada’s Task Force on Women in the Economy, and an ambassador in clean technologies for Investissement Québec. She is also a former board member of Sustainable Development Technology Canada and the Société québécoise des infrastructures.

Ms. Méthot was named Officière de l’Ordre national du Québec in 2018 and received the 2019 Grand Prix d’excellence from the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec. She has been honoured by the Association of Québec Women in Finance and recognized as one of Canada’s most influential women in the sustainable development and clean technology industry by Corporate Knights. Ms. Méthot holds a Master’s degree in Science from Université de Montréal and a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering from Université Laval.

Michael Bernstein

Mr. Bernstein is a seasoned senior executive with extensive experience in the Canadian power, infrastructure and utilities sector, including the negotiation and structuring of complex infrastructure investments and projects.

Mr. Bernstein is currently a Senior Advisor with the Boston Consulting Group and President of Juno Advisors Ltd., a consulting firm focused on strategic advisory and investment opportunities. He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Capstone Infrastructure Corporation, responsible for the company’s overall management of power infrastructure and utilities businesses in Canada and internationally. Prior to this, Mr. Bernstein was President of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets Canada Ltd., a Senior Managing Director of Macquarie Group Limited and Macquarie Capital Markets Canada, as well as a senior executive with CIBC World Markets Power and Utilities investment banking group.

Mr. Bernstein holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Philosophy from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Ivey Business School at Western University. He also holds Chartered Financial Analyst and ICD.D designations, and has served on various boards of directors throughout his career, including as a current director of the Independent Electricity System Operator of Ontario.

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