Canada | Managing Director & Head, Financial Institutions & Securitization, National Bank Financial Inc.
Maude Leblond is the Head and Managing Director of the Financial Institutions Group and Securitization at National Bank Financial (NBF), based in Montreal, Canada. As head of the financial institutions group, she is responsible for advising medium- and large-sized companies operating in the financial services sector in Canada. Maude has worked on a variety of mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions with extensive experience in different sectors of financial services, including asset management, insurance, banking and stock exchanges. She also oversees the securitization activities of the bank, offering asset-backed financing to companies across various industries.
Maude joined NBF in December 2000 as an analyst and has since worked in NBF's Toronto, London and Montreal offices. Maude sits on the board of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute Foundation, whose mission is to finance the development of the Douglas, one of the two hospitals in the Montreal region providing care and services to patients with mental health issues. Maude holds a bachelor’s in communications from l’École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montreal and a Master of Science in Management with a finance specialization from Queen’s University. She is the mother of three young children.