Member of senior management and Member of 

Michel Lajoie

Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Beginning of career


Joined the team in


Arrival at Hexavest


Michel Lajoie, LL.B. joined Hexavest in 2007 as the firm’s dedicated Chief Compliance Officer and has since been promoted to Chief Legal Officer. Mr. Lajoie has prior experience as a Chief Compliance Officer at Natcan Investment Management (a subsidiary of National Bank of Canada), he also worked as a Case Manager for the Quebec Securities Regulator from 2006-2007, and he was Senior Consultant, Compliance at Standard Life Insurance Company from 2000-2003, and he held the role of Investigator at Bureau des Services financiers (Quebec-based regulator) from 1999-2000. Michel was called to the Bar (Quebec Bar) in 1998, and he holds a Bachelors degree of Law LL.B. (1997) from Université Laval. He also successfully completed the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Course (PDO); the Canadian Securities Course (CSC); the Conduct and Practices Handbook Course (CPH); and the Segregated Funds and Mutual Funds Course, all from the Canadian Securities Institute.