Chief Economist and Portfolio Manager
Beginning of career
Joined the team in
Arrival at Hexavest
As a member of the Strategy team, Jean-Pierre Couture works in the elaboration of the firm’s macro strategy, in addition to co-managing our Emerging Markets equity portfolios. Prior to joining Hexavest in 2010, Jean-Pierre spent nine years at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, where he held a number of roles, including Director of Macroeconomic Research and Senior Analyst, Global Macro. His career started at the National Bank of Canada, where he worked as an economist from 1995 to 2001. Jean-Pierre holds a bachelor’s degree (1993) and a master’s degree (1996) in Economics from the Université du Québec à Montréal.