Mr. Jean Houde has acquired extensive financial sector experience with major financial institutions, including Investissement Québec, National Bank of Canada and Société générale de financement du Québec. He was the Chairman of the Board of Finance Montreal, a non-profit organization, from November 2010 to March 2014. Mr. Houde was also the Deputy Minister of Finance for Québec from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Houde has been Chairman of the Board of National Bank of Canada since April 2014 and member of the conduct review and corporate governance committee. Mr. Houde has been Chairman of the Énergir Inc. Board since December 2011. Mr. Houde is President of the board of the Violons du Roy. He is also a member of the board of Capsana, a non-profit organization.