Gilles Duruflé, Executive Vice-President of the Quebec City Conference and President of its Public Policy Forum on Venture Capital and Innovation

  • Gilles Duruflé is an independent consultant advising venture capital and private equity funds, institutional investors and governments. He is also Executive Vice-President of the Quebec City Conference and President of its Public Policy Forum on Venture Capital and Innovation.

    He was until 2004 Senior Partner at CDP Capital Technology Ventures, the venture capital subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, in charge of the funds of funds portfolio, investing in North American and European VC funds.

    He was previously Head of Strategic Studies at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. From 1979 to 1991, he worked as Senior Partner in strategic consulting firms in the CDC Group (Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Paris) in Europe and North America.

    He is a Vice-President on the Board of the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) and sits on the Board of the Quebec City Conference.

    Gilles obtained his Masters in Philosophy from the CERP (Paris), his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Paris VI University and the Diploma of the Centre d’Études des Programme Économiques (Ministry of Finance, Paris). He is a CFA and has published numerous books and articles on various subjects related to economics and finance.