Chantal M. Richer

Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary


Ms. Richer was appointed as Vice-President Corporate Affairs and General Counsel in June 2015, and as Corporate Secretary in January 2018. In this executive role she is responsible for legal services, communications and public affairs, human resources, and the Corporate Secretariat.

Ms. Richer first joined CDIC in 2003 and has held roles of increasing responsibility within CDIC, including: Managing Director, Policy and Insurance, and Director, Legal Services. Before joining CDIC, Ms. Richer was a partner at an Ottawa law firm where she practiced corporate, commercial and real estate law.

Ms. Richer obtained her LL.B. from the University of Ottawa in 1990 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992.