Pierre Boivin was appointed to EDC’s Board of Directors in June 2018. He is currently a partner in the Business Law Group, National Leader of the Africa Group, and Mining Group Leader for the Quebec Region at McCarthy Tétrault LLP, a Canadian law firm. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and related commercial matters in Canada and internationally. He is a member of various associations, including the Canadian Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association. Mr. Boivin is also Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council on Africa, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of CPCS Transcom Limited and NSIA Participations, a financial institution based in the Ivory Coast as a nominee of the National Bank of Canada. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He has appeared repeatedly over the years as a leading Canadian lawyer notably in the mining sector of Who’s Who Legal Canada, in the fields of mining, electricity, oil and gas and corporate mid-market in the Canada Legal Lexpert Directory, as well as in the Lexpert guide to the leading Cross-Border Corporate lawyers in Canada, in Lexpert’s Special Editions of the Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining and Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers, and in Chambers Global in the field of Energy and Natural Resources: Mining Foreign Experts (Canada).