Annie Koutrakis was elected as Member of Parliament for the riding of Vimy on October 21st, 2019. She is a member of the Standing Committee on Finance, and a member of various Parliamentary Associations and Interparliamentary Groups.
Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Annie worked in full-service investment firms for 30 years, reaching the position of Vice President, Branch Manager, Advisor Services for a major financial services firm.
A fervent believer in volunteerism, Annie has given of her time to volunteer for a number of community organizations. Annie was elected as the President, CEO, Chair of the Executive Committee and member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal, the first woman to hold this position in its 113-year history.
Moreover, she was previously elected to the Board of CLSC Normand-Bethune (now CLSC du Ruisseau-Papineau) in Laval, has served on the Board of Directors of Hellenic Social Services of Quebec, was Vice President of the Parents Committee at Ecole Démosthènes, and was a Member of the Alexandria Fundraising Committee in Laval. She is also a past member of the Board of the Hellenic Board of Trade of Montreal, and has also volunteered in municipal, provincial, and federal elections in various roles.
Annie was born in Montreal and lived for 26 years in Laval, most of them in the Vimy riding. She attended Dawson College where she successfully obtained a Diploma in Social Sciences/Business Administration, and has completed courses towards a Certificate in Human Resources Management at Concordia University. She has also completed numerous financial industry courses. Annie is fluently trilingual (French, English, and Greek).
On a personal level, Annie and her spouse Gerry are proud parents of four adult children, all in their early 30’s. Her spouse is a retired former executive and a dedicated community volunteer.