Marie-Hélène Nolet
Chief Operating Officer
B.Com., CFA, ICD.D

Marie-Hélène Nolet

As Chief Operating Officer, Marie-Hélène Nolet role is to strengthen Desjardins Capital’s mission: to contribute to the sustainable prosperity of people and their communities by investing in the growth and long‑term success of businesses with financing solutions and strategic advice.

Marie-Hélène's impressive track record here and abroad includes BDC, Hydro‑Québec CapiTech, Cesky Mobile, GTI Capital and PwC. Her career is marked by many significant achievements in management, strategy, business governance, investments, and partnerships. Over a 15‑year period, she made her mark at BDC where, since 2019, she was Vice‑President, Strategy and Program Support, Advisory Services.

What Marie-Hélène Nolet can do for you

Marie-Hélène truly believes in the importance of supporting the growth of SMBs and financial cooperatives and, in so, do helps communities thrive.

As an active member of her community, Marie-Hélène was key in founding the Montreal Group, a global forum for development banks focused on micro, small and medium-sized businesses.

Passionate leader, she knows how to bring together teams around a common goal and ensure that everyone contributes fully.


She holds a Bachelor of Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship from McGill University, as well as a CFA designation. She also sits on the boards of the Canadian Club of Montreal and Aéroports de Montréal.