Gérald A. Lacoste

Mr. Gérald A.Lacoste is a retired lawyer with extensive experience in the fields of securities regulation, corporate finance and corporate governance. He was previously Chairman of the Québec Securities Commission (now known as the Autorité des marchés financiers) and was also President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Stock Exchange.


During his career, Mr. Lacoste acted as a legal counsel to the Canadian Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, he chaired the Québec Advisory Committee on Finanacial Institutions, and was a member of the task force on the capitalization of life insurance companies in Québec.


Mr. Lacoste is currently a corporate director and is a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA) arbitrat on panel.