Principal – 43 North Group
Mr. Claude Robillard is the Founder and Principal of 43 North Group, a consulting firm focused on alternative asset classes and ESG/impact investing. Formerly he was the Managing Director of IR at West Face Capital where he engaged with sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, endowments, funds of funds, and family offices in domestic and international markets. Prior to joining West Face Capital Mr. Robillard was with CIBC World Markets where he oversaw CIBC’s Capital Introduction Group and contributed to the bank’s cross-asset capabilities while managing key relationships. Prior to joining CIBC he was a Managing Director of Artemis Investment Management, a multi-strategy alternative asset manager. In 2007 he co-founded a European-based real estate investment group focused on development and infrastructure projects in Eastern Europe. Formerly Mr. Robillard was a founding partner of an asset management company launched in New York that subsequently expanded to Hong Kong and Toronto, and previously held senior roles within HSBC Securities, RBC Royal Bank, and CIBC World Markets, with a focus on alternative asset classes. He is a member of McGill University’s Expert Panel in Investment Management, an advisor to UNICEF Canada on ECD projects, a registered dealing representative of Belco Private Capital Inc., and a frequent guest speaker and lecturer on alternative investments. Mr. Robillard was appointed to CCC’s Board of Directors on June 13, 2014 and reappointed on June 25, 2018.