Before retiring from professional life in July 2010, Yves Morency held various positions at Desjardins Group, including Vice-President, Government Relations; Associate Manager – Institutional Strategies; Vice-President, Planning; Planning Adviser; and Senior Economist. Mr. Morency began his professional career as an economist at the federal Department of Finance. 

During his career, Mr. Morency served on the boards of many organizations, including the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Québec and the Bureau des services financiers. 

Mr. Morency holds a graduate degree in quantitative analysis and public policy analysis from the University of Toronto. He also has a BA in economic sciences from Université Laval.