Olivier Desmarais

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Power Sustainable

Olivier Desmarais is the driving force behind the Power Sustainable vision as a global, sustainability-led alternative asset manager. He chairs the Canada China Business Council (CCBC) and in addition serves as a Director of Canada Life, IG Wealth Management, Mackenzie and Lumenpulse. Olivier Desmarais has been Senior Vice-President of Power Corporation since 2017. He is actively engaged in the community as member of the Montreal General Hospital Foundation and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Olivier Desmarais holds a Bachelor of Civil Law from the University of Ottawa, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Political Science from McGill University, and has been a Québec Bar member since 2009.