Mr. Lavallée is professor of finance at Université de Sherbrooke. He works part time as director of research at AlphaFixe Capital a fixed income management firm based in Montreal. He earned a Ph. D. from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a Master Degree from Université de Sherbrooke. He also earned the CFA designation. During is career he was a senior vice-president at Aon Hewitt and a professor at both HEC Montréal and Université du Québec à Montréal.
Mr. Lavallée works with many pension plans investment committee. He participated in many professional and educational conferences in Canada and abroad. For four years, he was vice president of depositors management at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. He also had his own consulting and portfolio management firm (Finlab) for seven years.
Peter heads our Strategic Exchange initiative at Connor, Clark & Lunn. He has over 20 years of investment experience in Canada, the US and the United Kingdom spending his earlier years in consulting, which included leading two of the major Canadian firms and then moving to the investment management business in 2008 when he established a new investment operation for a Canadian insurance company. He joined Connor, Clark and Lunn Financial Group, as Senior Vice President, Institutional Strategy in 2011.