Director, Jonathan Wener Centre for Real Estate
Michel Deslauriers is the Director of the Jonathan Wener Centre for Real Estate and a full-time lecturer in the Department of Finance at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. Mr. Deslauriers also acts as Strategic Advisor to several real estate development companies in Montreal. Before joining Concordia in 2019, he spent ten years as Executive Vice-president and Chief Financial Officer at Otéra Capital Inc., a commercial real estate financing subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Prior to his appointment to Otéra he successively held the positions of Director, Finance and Treasury and Vice-president, Finance at Ivanhoe Cambridge. Mr. Deslauriers has also held various positions at Asea Brown Boveri and KPMG-Peat Marwick Thorne. He has a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Concordia University and a Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy from the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research of McGill University. Mr. Deslauriers is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec.