CVCA Member, Andrée-Lise Méthot, Appointed Officer Of The Ordre National Du Québec
The Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) congratulates Cycle Capital’s Founder and Managing Partner, Andrée-Lise Méthot, for her nomination as Officer of the Ordre national du Québec—the most prestigious honour awarded by the Quebec government. Mrs. Méthot receives this recognition for her contribution to the creation of an ecosystem favourable to clean technologies in Québec and in Canada.
“Andrée-Lise Méthot has made important contributions to the development of cleantech and venture capital in Canada. Her involvement in this sector has spanned from forums as diverse as the promotion of impact investment, the importance of diversity in the Canadian venture capital industry and innovation in the cleantech sector,” says Mike Woollatt, CEO, CVCA.
Mrs. Méthot is the Founder and Managing Partner of Cycle Capital Management. In less than 10 years, this investment platform has closed 5 funds representing $385M in assets under management. To this day, Cycle Capital has invested more than $150M which triggered more than $1B in co-investments in its portfolio companies. Mrs. Méthot has also founded the Ecofuel Accelerator and co-founded the Ecofuel Fund, Écotech Québec and Alliance SWITCH.
She has also co-chaired the United Nations Environment Program’s Task Force on the Social Life Cycle Assessment (SLCA). She is a member of numerous boards, including Sustainable Development Technology Canada and Transition énergétique. She is also a member of the Bloomberg’s new Energy Pioneers’ Jury and on the Cleantech Group’s Advisory Committee.
In 2018, Mrs. Méthot has received tribute awards from the Association des femmes en finance du Québec and the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec. Her leadership was also recognized by CleanTechnica et Corporate Knights.
The Ordre national du Québec
Every year, since 1985, the Premier of Québec pays tribute to exceptional individuals who, through their achievements, values and ideals, have influenced Québec’s growth and contributed to its renown. He awards them the prestigious titles Knight, Officer and Grand Officer of the Ordre national du Québec.