Philippe joined Champlain in 2013 and brings over ten years of experience in corporate finance and accounting. For the last five years, he worked at National Bank Financial as an investment banker and more recently as a director in their corporate financing group, covering both public and private companies. Prior to that, he worked for several years at Deloitte & Touche and at Canadian investment fund. He has completed a wide variety of strategic assignments including acquisitions and divestiture advisory mandates, acquisition financings, cross border transactions and debt and equity financings. Philippe earned a Bachelor of commerce degree from Laval University, a Graduate Diploma in Accountancy from HEC, he is a member of the Canadian institute of Chartered Accountants (CA) and has the Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designation, for which he was the 2009 Canadian gold medallist.