Maryse Bertand

Maryse Bertrand



Ad. E.
Westmount, Quebec
Age 62
Director since 2015
Corporate Director and Business Advisor


Ms. Bertrand is an advisor in corporate governance and risk management and
a corporate director. She is a member of the Board of Directors of National Bank
of Canada, PSP Investments, and Gildan Activewear Inc., where she acts as
chair or member of various board committees. She is also Vice-Chair of the
Board of Governors of McGill University and was, from 2019 to 2021, the Chair
of the board of directors of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) (Quebec
Chapter). From 2016 to 2017, she was Strategic Advisor and Counsel at Borden
Ladner Gervais LLP and, prior to that she was Vice-President, Real Estate
Services, Legal Services and General Counsel at CBC/Radio-Canada, where
she also chaired the National Crisis Management Committee and the board of
directors of ARTV, a specialty channel. Prior to 2009, she was a partner of
Davies Ward Philips & Vineberg LLP, where she specialized in mergers and
acquisitions and corporate finance, and served on the firm’s National
Management Committee. She was named as Advocatus emeritus (Ad. E.) in
2007 by the Québec Bar in recognition for her exceptional contribution to the
legal profession. Ms. Bertrand holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Law (B.C.L.)
from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Risk Management from New
York University (Stern School of Business).




  • Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee (Chair)



As of January 26, 2022