Pierre-Alexandre Braeken

Chief Technology and Cyber Risk Officer

Pierre-Alexandre Braeken 


  • Ensure rigorous risk management for information and technology security threats as well as monitor emerging threats and sound practices
  • Maintain a holistic view of information and technology security threats including the links and relationships between individuals, business processes and systems
  • Play an advisory role at Desjardins Group, its business sectors and caisse network in terms of technological and information security threats


Pierre-Alexandre Braeken has worked in technology and security for more than 20 years. Since joining Desjardins Group in 2018, he's held a number of positions in risk management. Since January 2022, he's held the position of Vice-President and Chief Technology and Cyber Risk Officer at Desjardins Group.

Before joining Desjardins, he worked for major organizations in Europe and Canada, including Deloitte, where he managed Red Team for clients in Canada, the US and Europe. He's been able to help numerous organizations with security incidents in North America.

Recognized as an expert in cybersecurity, Pierre-Alexandre has had the privilege to present his research at major security conferences around the world including the prestigious Black Hat Briefings in Las Vegas.

He holds a European bachelor's degree in management information systems as well as an MCSE certification.

Pierre-Alexandre stands out for his people-oriented leadership and his commitment to promoting the talent of his diverse teams.