Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary
Violaine Des Roches is responsible for all legal and compliance aspects of the firm. She also acts as Fiera Capital’s Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer and in that capacity reports to Mr. Jean-Guy Desjardins. She is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Ms. Des Roches benefits from 31 years of experience in the investment management industry and has been with the firm since 2006. Prior experiences include positions as Vice President Legal Affairs and Compliance, Corporate Secretary as well as Legal Advisor at leading Canadian investment firms.
Ms. Des Roches graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor in Arts (BA). She later completed a Bachelor in Civil Law (BCL) from McGill University and was admitted to the Québec Bar in 1986.