OUR TEAM

Majestic Asset Management is a Canadian leader specialized in asset management. Our firm is recognized for its innovative and personalized investment solutions and is built on our ability to deliver consistent top-quality wealth solutions.

Excellence | Performance | Integrity

Majestic offers private and institutional investors the opportunity to diversify their portfolio with alternative investment strategies that are non-correlated to traditional asset classes such as equities, bonds and real estate. Our structure promotes excellence within our specialized investment teams by combining the flexible and efficient environment of multi-style investment managers.

David Bilodeau, B.B.A., CIM, DMS, FCSI

Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer

Denis Paquette, FRM, CAIA, DMS

Co-CEO and COO

Olivier C. Lapierre, B.B.A.

Vice-President, Operations

Xavier Humblet, CIM

Vice-President

Karen MacNeil

V.P. Finance

Zhuo (Nick) Zhao

Operations Analyst

David Bilodeau, B.B.A., CIM, DMS, FCSI

Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer


David Bilodeau is Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Majestic Asset Management. He oversees all portfolio management and trading at Majestic and leads the firm’s business development. Mr. Bilodeau earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from HEC University and began his career working at Refco Canada Inc. and Man Financial Canada Co. He subsequently became a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI), which earned him the FCSI designation.

As an FCSI, Mr. Bilodeau belongs to an elite group of professionals of the financial services industry who are instantly recognized as trusted leaders in their field and respected by their clients and investors alike. Furthermore, he holds the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and the Derivatives Market Specialist (DMS) designations. Mr. Bilodeau has over 20 years of trading experience on stocks, options and futures contracts.

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Denis Paquette, FRM, CAIA, DMS

Co-CEO and COO


Denis Paquette is Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Majestic Asset Management. He is responsible for the research and development of trading strategies as well as risk management. Mr. Paquette has significant experience in the derivatives markets with over 15 years of futures trading experience. Over the years trading derivatives, he has become significantly involved in the development and implementation of quantitative trading strategies.

Mr. Paquette is a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), and a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). He also holds the professional designation of Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and is a member of the CAIA association. In addition, he is a Derivatives Market Specialist (DMS), a designation earned from the Canadian Securities Institute.

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Olivier C. Lapierre, B.B.A.

Vice-President, Operations


Olivier C. Lapierre earned a bachelor’s degree in finance at Laval University where he also completed several key computer science courses.

During his studies, Mr. Lapierre also completed internships in Amsterdam, Philadelphia and Quebec City with Bentley Systems Inc, a software development company. He was also highly involved in his university’s trading lab and academic competitions. His team placed 1st at the 2014 edition of the Rotman International Trading Competition, one of the most prestigious university level trading competitions in the world.

Mr. Lapierre has been overseeing Majestic’s operations since 2016. He has leveraged his finance and computer science background in order to build robust automated systems. Mr. Lapierre is currently completing the CFA program.

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Xavier Humblet, CIM

Vice-President


Beginning his career with ScotiaBank in the early 2000s, Xavier Humblet progressed rapidly through the ranks where in 2016 he was leading the futures trading desk at ScotiaMcLeod managing 6 national sales teams and managing trading for the firm as a whole. Through these 15 years he honed his skills and consistently achieved and exceeded the benchmarks set before him.

Mr. Humblet is a Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) and holds a certificate in derivatives market strategies (CDMS) through the Canadian Securities Institute. In addition, he is a candidate for the level II of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is fluent in English, French and intermediate Spanish.

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Karen MacNeil

V.P. Finance


Mrs. MacNeil has 10 years experience working with a senior executive team of financial planners and wealth management advisors. Mrs. MacNeil completed the F. Pl. academic training at Université Laval. She brings her expertise, knowledge and excellence in management and caring for clients. Before joining Majestic, Mrs. MacNeil home-schooled her two children.

Zhuo (Nick) Zhao

Operations Analyst


Mr. Zhao completed his bachelor’s degree in management and worked as a graduate trainee at LDC (Louis Dreyfus Company) for one year in 2014. During this rotation program at LDC, he was exposed to various platforms including commodities research, marketing, logistics and operations. Mr. Zhao began his internship at Majestic Asset Management in 2018 and is currently working in the operations department.

Mr. Zhao is now a CFA level II candidate and is pursuing his MBA Degree in Investment Management at Concordia University.

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