Richard Deslauriers, CPA, CA, CBV

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Corporate Finance
Strategic Financial Advice
Project/Infrastructure Finance




HEC Montréal

Richard Deslauriers is a managing director, Project Finance and Public-Private Partnership, in the Deals practice of PwC Canada, working in the Montréal office. His areas of specialization include corporate finance, strategic financial advice and project/infrastructure finance.

Richard advises on a number of public-private partnerships and infrastructure projects, including all the financial and process issues relating to a recently completed million-dollar toll highway project and a proposed symphony concert hall project. He also advises government bodies on financing and strategic issues ranging from the determination of borrowing limits for various port authorities across Canada, to the development of a new governance structures.

Recent PPP mandates:

  • New concert hall for the Montréal Symphony Orchestra
  • Reconstruction of the Turcot Interchange
  • Construction of five new correctional facilities in Quebec
  • Construction of a new maintenance centre for Montreal's commuter trains
  • Replacement of the Montréal Olympic Stadium roof

Richard is also involved with PwC’s Perspective North initiative, focusing primarily on the impacts of the plan Le Nord Pour Tous (The North for All) on Quebec’s infrastructure and project financing.

Richard received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in Montréal in 1988. He is also a Chartered Accountant (1990) and a Chartered Business Valuator (1994).