François Dessureault

Portfolio Manager & Senior Wealth Advisor


More than 29 years in the securities industry with National Bank Financial.


Canadian Securities Institute (CSI)

Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) – 2011

Options Licensing course – 2001

Canadian Securities Course – 1991

Université du Québec de Trois-Rivières (UQTR)

Bachelor of Business Administration – 1993


François has been a Portfolio Manager since 2011 and a Senior Wealth Advisor since 1992. After completing his studies in finance at Université du Québec de Trois-Rivières (UQTR), where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration, he immediately joined Lévesque Beaubien Geoffrion, which today is National Bank Financial – Wealth Management.

Over the years, François has advised his clients in many areas of wealth management. During this time, his passion for the financial markets led him to obtain his certification as a Portfolio Manager. Since 2013, François has been a manager for the G10 Canadan Equity Basket.

François is a highly accomplished ultra trail runner, driven by his love of the mountains and nature and his ability to surpass himself. He has competed in several mountain races of more than 100km in Europe and North America. He was involved in the creation of the Club d’escalade de la Mauricie and devotes his time to the Maison Carpe Diem, proof of his willingness to help and share.

Social involvement

  • Created the Club d’escalade de la Mauricie – 2006
  • Maison Carpe Diem – 2005