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CEO Seminar: Louis Morisset - Current challenges and issues and their impact on financial markets

Autorité des marchés financiers

Wednesday 20 Oct 2021
From 5PM To 6PM

Louis Morissette

M. Louis Morisset, Chairman and President, Autorité des marchés financiers, shared his experience during a networking event gathering researchers and business people.


Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin

A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2003, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin has been President and Chief Executive Officer of CIRANO since 2016, has been leading the Baromètre CIRANO project on risk perception in Quebec, which annually collects data on Quebecers' concerns on 47 social issues since 2011, is responsible of the CIRANO Pole on the Socio-economic Impacts of Digital Intelligence and Main Researcher of the theme Innovation and Digital Transformation. Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin is Full Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal. She is also a Visiting Scientist at Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health and an associate researcher at the Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO).

Holding a Ph.D. in Management Science (in risks and insurance management) from École normale supérieure de Cachan, her research interests focus on risk management and decision-making in different risks and uncertainty contexts as well as public policies. Her research combines economic analysis, cost-benefit analysis, survey data analysis, and more recently massive unstructured data analysis.

In 2008 she created the RISQH network to raise awareness and share experiences on risks management, and patient safety and quality of care in health care facilities.

She participated in the creation of the Montreal Declaration for a Responsible Development of AI.

She is also co-PI of the "Monitoring and Surveys" function at the International Observatory on the Societal Impacts of AI and Digital Technology.

She has published numerous scientific articles, several books and more than 30 reports for government and other organizations. She has given more than a hundred conferences and is regularly solicited to speak in the media.

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Louis Morisset

Mr. Louis Morisset has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Autorité des marchés financiers since July 2013. The AMF is the body mandated by the Quebec government to oversee the Quebec financial sector and assist consumers of financial products and services. It is distinguished by its integrated supervision of insurance, securities, derivatives, deposit institutions (except banks), and the distribution of financial products and services, including mortgage brokerage since May 1, 2020, as well as credit evaluation since February 1, 2021.

On the national scene, since April 2015, Mr. Morisset has chaired the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), the council composed of the provincial and territorial securities regulators in Canada.
On the international scene, he represents the AMF on the board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and has made significant contributions to the work of this organization for several years.

Mr. Morisset has been a member of the board of directors of the Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations (IGOPP) since 2009, of Finance Montréal since 2010 and of the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés (CAS) since 2013. He was also a member of the Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC) from May 2007 to March 2014.

A graduate in law from the Université de Montréal, Mr. Morisset has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1996. Prior to joining the AMF, he was a partner at Stikeman Elliott LLP, where he gained extensive experience in securities law, corporate finance and public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Morisset is a Certified Corporate Director (CCD), having completed the university certification program in corporate governance at the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés of Université Laval.

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Louise Roy

A corporate director and international consultant, Louise Roy is currently Chair of the Board and a Visiting Fellow at CIRANO.

Louise Roy has held́ senior management positions in the urban transportation, air transportation and communications industries. She waś CEO of the Société de transport de Montréal (1985-1992), Executive Vice President for the Americas of Air France at its Paris headquarters (1994-1997), CEO of Telemedia Communications Inc. (1997-2000) and Executive Vice President of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (2000-2003).

Since September 2003, Ms. Roy has been a Visiting Fellow at CIRANO and, since 2012, she has chaired the Board of Directors of this Center for Applied Research in Public Policy. She was Chancellor and Chair of the Board of the University of Montreal from 2008 to 2018 and was named Chancellor Emeritus.

During her career, she has also served as a director of Power Financial Corporation and Intact Financial Corporation, the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Montreal International, Provigo Inc, Laurentian Bank of Canada, Videotron Ltd. and Domtar Corporation. She has chaired the Board of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, a cultural granting organization. Ms. Roy is currently a director of the Opéra de Montréal, the Montreal International Music Competition Foundation (MIMC) and the Montreal Airport.

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17:00 - 17:05
Welcoming Remarks
17:05 - 17:25
Louis Morisset
17:25 - 18:00
Question Period