Anita M. George is Executive Vice-President, Strategic Partnership – Growth Markets. Her mandate is to implement a key pillar of CDPQ’s strategy, which aims to increase its international exposure in targeted growth markets by sourcing the best investment opportunities and developing the organization’s network of sustainable and high-quality local partnerships. She is responsible for growth markets partnerships, and sits on CDPQ’s Executive and Investment-Risk Committees. Ms. George joined CDPQ in April 2016 as Managing Director, South Asia. In August 2017, she took on the role of Executive Vice-President, Growth Markets. She brings to the organization her in-depth knowledge of several growth markets and has extensive experience in managing global infrastructure investment portfolios. Prior to joining CDPQ, she was Senior Director of the World Bank’s Energy and Extractive Industries Global Practice. She also held the positions of Director, Infrastructure and Natural Resources of the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, and Head of Siemens Financial Services in India. Her various roles have led her to work in several regions of the world, including Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Ms. George holds a BA in Economics and Spanish from Smith College, in Massachusetts, and a Masters in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Boston University.