Since his appointment as Vice-Chairman in February 2011, Luc Bertrand has been responsible for developing and maintaining relations with corporate, institutional and government clients in Canada. He also acts as strategic advisor to management, particularly on matters pertaining to government relations and capital market regulations.
During his career, Mr. Bertrand has held various management positions in the financial services industry. From 2000 to 2009, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Montreal Exchange Inc. and held the position of Vice-President and Managing Director of Institutional Equity Sales at National Bank Financial from 1998 to 2000.
Aside from his professional duties, Mr. Bertrand is an active member of boards of directors and industry committees. He currently serves on the Board of the International Finance Centre of Montreal (IFC Montreal) and is Chairman of the Board of CH Group Inc. Mr. Bertrand is also Chief Executive Officer of Maple Group Acquisition Corporation. In recent years, he has been a director of the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC), Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Chairman of the Board of the Montreal Climate Exchange (MCeX), and a director of the Natural Gas Exchange (NGX).