Jean-Marc Bougie is Chief Executive Officer of the Hillcore Group. Jean-Marc joined the group in 2010. He oversees operations, team building, asset management and the strategic direction of the company. Jean-Marc is also CEO of Wisdom Structured Investments and Chairman of Waiward Steel and Academy Group, Hillcore portfolio companies.

Prior to joining the group, Jean-Marc was Managing Director in RBC Capital Markets’ investment banking group where he had coverage responsibility for some of the bank’s largest clients in the Province of Quebec. As part of his 15 year career with RBC Capital Markets, Jean-Marc was involved in numerous financings (debt, equity, IPO) and mergers and acquisition advisory assignments in Canada, Europe, South America and the United States. Also, as part of his tenure with RBC Capital Markets, between 1997 and 2001, Jean-Marc was a Principal with Royal Bank Equity Partners, where he sourced, executed and monitored investments for RBC’s private equity group.

Jean-Marc has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University in Montreal and a Masters in Finance degree from the London Business School in the United Kingdom.