Jean-Guy Desjardins is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Fiera Capital. He also co-founded TAL Global Asset Management in 1972 and was its principal shareholder until its acquisition in 2001. Desjardins has been in the investment management business since 1969. He has over 40 years of experience working as a financial analyst and portfolio manager. He has also served on a number of company boards, including that of the Bank of Canada.