François Gauvin is a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of iNovia Capital. Mr. Gauvin is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with over thirty years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, international tax planning, and venture capital. Before joining the ranks of iNovia, he was the Investment Director of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, a $9 billion Montréal-based labor-sponsored fund. He was responsible for all venture capital investments for Fonds FTQ. François previously held senior management positions at Steinberg, Teleglobe, and BCE, where he participated in numerous merger and acquisition transactions. Francois began his career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC).