Louis Dallaire was appointed Acting Secretary General of The Montreal Group in 2018.
The Montreal Group is an international not-for-profit association of select development banks dedicated to support micro, small and medium enterprises. There are nine current members: Brazil (BNDES), Canada (BDC), China (China Development Bank), France (Bpi), Malaysia (SME Bank), Mexico (Nafinsa), Finland (Finnvera), Saudi Arabia (SIDF) and Italy (CDP).
Previously, Louis worked for the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) as Assistant Vice President, Product Development. In this role, he was responsible for BDC’s product development and experiments. He has over 30 years’ experience in financing for small and medium-sized businesses, Credit Risk Management and in other corporate roles.
Past roles at BDC included training program development and delivery, client experience and partnerships with other financial partners, Client Contact Centre, and Virtual Business Centre.
Louis holds a Bachelor of Finance degree from Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.