Celine BillantDirector, Infrastructure, Europe at CDPQ
Céline Billant is responsible for developing and managing CDPQ’s infrastructure investments in Europe.
Ms. Billant has 15 years of experience in finance and infrastructure investment, with a deep understanding of PPPs, airport and motorway sectors. She began her career in project finance at Bouygues Construction, where she focused on French social, utilities and healthcare PPPs. She then joined VINCI Concessions, where she worked on greenfield airport and railway projects as well as motorways in Russia.
In 2011, she joined VINCI Airports, where she originated and developed projects and worked on large-scale M&As, including the privatization of Portuguese airports. In 2015, Ms. Billant participated in the setting up of VINCI Airports’ regional office in Singapore, where she worked with strong local partners and identified concession opportunities in India, in Southeast Asia (Philippines, Indonesia), in Japan and in the Pacific region.