Daniel Labrecque, MBA'81
Chairman of the International Council, INSEAD
Chairman, DNA Capital
Mr. Labrecque is a senior investment banker who specialises in corporate transactions and strategic financing advice. Before starting DNA Capital, he was CEO of Rothschild Canada from 2002 to 2009. He joined Rothschild from Lazard Canada Corporation where he was Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer.
From 1995-2000, Mr. Labrecque was Managing Director of Schroder Canada Limited, and was responsible for starting up Schroders plc's investment banking presence in Canada. Prior to Schroders, he was with National Bank Financial for ten years and the Royal Bank of Canada for three years. He began his career as an auditor with Raymond Chabot.
He earned his MBA at INSEAD in 1981 and graduated from HEC Montreal Business School in 1977. He is a board member of, and was president of the International Alumni Association of INSEAD from 2007-2011. He was formerly a director of the C.D. Howe Institute from 1998-2008. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators.