Mr. Claude Robillard is an independent consultant. Formerly, he was the Managing Director of Investor Relations at West Face Capital, a leading Canadian-based alternative asset manager, where he engaged with sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, endowments, funds of funds, and family offices in domestic and international markets. Prior to joining West Face Capital, Mr. Robillard was with CIBC World Markets where he oversaw CIBC’s Capital Introduction Group, and contributed to the bank’s cross-asset capabilities while managing key relationships. Prior to joining CIBC, he was a Managing Director of Artemis Investment Management, a multi-strategy alternative asset manager. In 2007, he co-founded a European-based real estate investment group focused on development and infrastructure projects in Eastern Europe. Formerly, Mr. Robillard was a founding partner of an asset management company launched in New York that subsequently expanded to Hong Kong and Toronto, and previously held senior roles within HSBC Securities, RBC Royal Bank, and CIBC World Markets, with a focus on alternative asset classes, equity structured products, equity finance and commodity products. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Commercial Corporation, Co-Chair of the Sales Practices Committee at the Alternative Investment Management Association (Canada), and a frequent guest speaker and lecturer on alternative asset classes.