Pierre-Yves manages the financial and administrative activities of the NÉOMED Innovation Centre. He has extensive professional experience, mostly in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry as CFO. Before joining NÉOMED, he offered financial consulting services, such as in-house CFO and financial structuring. Over the years, he was exposed to issues related to publicly listed companies as CFO, and as Director and Chairman of audit committees. He also raised financing in the private sector (non-dilutive and dilutive) with venture capitalists and individuals. He was previously Investment Portfolio Manager, Life Sciences, at the Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec (FSTQ).
He remains involved in the development of the CPA profession, representing the OCAQ on the Board of Evaluators (jury for the “UFE”) of the CICA. In addition, he is an author of two reference manuals in financing and treasury management, as well as course instructor for the OCAQ.
He was recently appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Théâtre Denis-Pelletier, a well-known institution with a primary mission to introduce young people to the theater. Pierre-Yves also sits on the Board of Directors at Replicor Inc. In addition to being a CPA, CA, he received a Corporate Finance (CF) qualification from the CICA and has an MBA from the Hautes Études Commerciales of the Université de Montréal.