André Bourbonnais

André Bourbonnais

Managing Director, Global Head of Long Term Private Capital

André Bourbonnais, Managing Director, is the Global Head of BlackRock Long Term Private Capital. André brings 30+ years of private market transaction and management experience.

André was most recently CEO and CIO of PSP Investments, the $110 billion Montreal-based Canadian public pension fund, where he led all investment functions and presided over a rebuild of the firm’s private market capabilities.


André previously served as Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Private Investments at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), where he was responsible for over $65 billion in private markets assets, the largest program of its kind globally. Over a nearly 10-year career at CPPIB, André built the firm’s pioneering direct investing capabilities into one of the most respected in the world, while growing the private markets investment team from fewer than 20 to over 230 professionals.


Prior to CPPIB, André was a senior investor at Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ), serving as President of Financial Services and President of CDP Capital Communications Inc.


Over his career, André has overseen 50+ private market transactions across a range of sectors, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Telecommunications & Technology, Industrials, Entertainment & Media, and Infrastructure.


André received his LL.M. from the London School of Economics and a L.L.L. from the University of Ottawa.