Corporate Director and Partner

Guy Ouimet is a seasoned corporate director who met multiple governance challenges on numerous boards of directors and board committees, either as chairman or director. He is currently a director and member of board committees at: Sustainable Development Technology Canada, Belt-Tech Products, Vast-Auto Distribution, Les Moulins de Soulanges and, Lithion Recycling.

Guy is a seasoned professional in the fields of industrial project development, corporate finance, M&A, turnaround, private equity and venture capital management. Throughout his career he acted as a corporate director, investment banker and investor dedicated to private equity firms and industrial concerns. He alternately worked in both traditional and emerging technology sectors. Prior to co-founding Celtis Capital in 2003, he launched Ouimet Corporate Development in 1995. He has since completed many assignments for prestigious clients, including technology and industrial project financing, complex M&A transactions, and the launching and management of an investment fund in the field of renewable energies.

Prior to launching his professional practice, Guy Ouimet held senior executive positions in both corporate development and operations management at Société générale de financement du Québec, a diversified industrial holding company. His achievements include the development of large-scale industrial projects within the framework of international consortiums, as well as venture capital transactions.

His prior experiences include management consulting with Price Waterhouse (now PwC), both in Canada and abroad where he ran a foreign office; production management with Coca-Cola Ltd; and, industrial engineering positions with both QIT (now Rio Tinto Fer et Titane) and Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan).

Guy Ouimet holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from École Polytechnique de Montréal, and an M.B.A from McGill University. He is an Institute-certified director from the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and a member of the Quebec Order of Engineers.