Patrick Pichette named new chair of the Foundation's board of directors

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation is proud to announce the election of Patrick Pichette as Chair of its Board of Directors. Director of the Foundation since 2003 and Chair of the Finance and Investment Committee, Patrick Pichette brings an exceptional wealth of experience to the leadership of the Foundation.

Mr. Pichette is recognized for his expertise and wealth of management experience in the technology and telecommunications sectors. Currently General Partner at iNovia Capital, a venture capital investment company, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Google from 2008 to 2015. Prior to that, he held various leadership positions at Bell Canada, McKinsey & Company, and Call-Net Enterprises.

Throughout a distinguished career, Patrick Pichette has received many honors, including the Order of Quebec (2015) as well as the title of Chief Financial Officer of the Year in Silicon Valley (2015). Patrick Pichette holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Université du Québec à Montréal. As a Rhodes Scholar, he earned a Master's degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.