A graduate from the University of Ottawa, Pierre Bourgie joined the family business Urgel Bourgie and took over as Director in 1979. His acute sense of business got the company funeral service revenues to triple, before they sold in 1996.
Mr. Bourgie soon after in 1996 started to preside over Bourgie Financial, a placement firm of which he is still heading. He also founded Ipso Facto, a real-estate investment firm of which he is also President.
A philanthropist involved in community organizations, Mr. Bourgie has been a member of several Boards of Directors for various companies including Hydro-Québec, Gaz Métropolitain, National Bank of Canada, Saputo and Richelieu Hardware. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.