Chief Economist and Portfolio Manager
Beginning of career
Joined the team in
Arrival at Hexavest
Jean-Pierre Couture is Chief Economist and Portfolio Manager at Hexavest, which he joined in 2010. He is a member of the Developed Markets Strategy Committee and co-manager of the Developed Markets Equity portfolios. His responsibilities include developing the global macroeconomic outlook and his research work is focused on Asia Pacific markets. Prior to joining Hexavest, Jean-Pierre spent nine years at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, where he held several 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.