Philippe Batani has held the role of Vice-President, Communications and Public
Affairs, since 2017. He leads the teams responsible for international
communications, Québec communications, internal communications and public
affairs. He also supports CDPQ Global in its positioning and government
Before joining CDPQ, Mr. Batani held various management positions in key
Québec industries, including energy and consumer products. As part of his
responsibilities, he collaborated on major investment projects involving
domestic and international companies.
Previously, he worked as a strategic advisor to many Canadian and
international companies in a variety of sectors ranging from transportation and
energy infrastructure to environmental management, retail sales and consumer
He began his career as an Economist at Environment Canada and then worked
at the Department of Finance Canada.
Mr. Batani has a Master’s degree in Economics from Université de Montréal.
He sits on the Board of Directors of the Quebec Business Council on the
Environment and the Advisory Committee of the Institut du Québec.