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Lise Estelle Brault

Autorité des marchés financiers (Québec) / CSA Regulatory Sandbox Committee
Senior Director Data, Fintech and Innovation / Chair
Lise Estelle Brault is Senior Director Fintech, Innovation and Derivatives at the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF). She oversees the AMF’s fintech and innovation initiatives, aiming at developing the internal expertise with regards to emerging technologies and business models in finance as well as making the AMF a key member of the local fintech ecosystem. She chairs the Regulatory Sandbox Committee of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), a committee working to support fintech businesses seeking to offer innovative products, services and applications in Canada. She also chairs fintech-related working groups of the International Organization of Securities Commission (OICV) and of the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN).

Lise Estelle is also responsible for developing and implementing data governance at the AMF. She manages a team responsible for creating and maintaining a data culture within the organization.
Prior to joining the Autorité des marchés financiers, Lise Estelle gained ten years of experience in financial risk management at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and at PSP Investments during which she developed a thorough knowledge of investment strategies involving derivatives. She has also designed and implemented risk management policies for portfolios of liquid and illiquid assets.

Lise Estelle holds a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she studied finance and economics. She also has a bachelor joint honors in mathematics and economics from the University of Montreal. In 2017, she won the Rising Star prize offered by the Association des femmes en finance du Québec.