D’Agostino, Nancy

Nancy D’Agostino Director, Government Affairs Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions Gatineau, Québec   Nancy’s role as Director, Government Affairs, at Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions brings her into contact with federal partners, industry, non-profit organizations and various levels of government in support of business growth across Quebec. Nancy, a lawyer by training, has…

Cluff, Troy

Troy Cluff Bargaining Unit President Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation Gatineau, Québec   Troy is the president of a bargaining unit federated under OSSTF/FEESO, representing over 900 members working for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. He is also Vice-President of the Ottawa-Carleton district, representing over 5,000 members. He has varied experience lobbying governments at the…

Clerk-Lamalice, Maxime

Maxime Clerk-Lamalice Senior Director, Corporate Data National Bank of Canada Montréal, Québec   Maxime has a Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering in 2007 and a Master of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering – Technological Innovation in 2009. He has been a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) since 2010. For the…

Shio, Oko

Oko Shio President Music By Numbers Montréal, Québec   Oko Shio is president of Music By Numbers, and acts as the business manager / CFO to various artists and entertainment companies He plays a key role in the administration and business affairs of his clients creative endeavors. Prior to running his own company, Oko was…

Benkhouya, Saloua

Saloua Benkhouya Vice President, Business Financial Services RBC Royal Bank of Canada Westmount, Québec   Saloua is curious to learn and understand how to tackle transformative initiatives and prepare for future trends and priorities that will impact society. Her areas of interest include FinTech, AI, disruptive technologies, Finance, Infrastructure, Youth education and Healthcare Transformation, Diversity…

Benalil, Mounia

Mounia Benalil Advisor, Research Development École nationale de l’administration publique Lachine, Quebec   Since March 2020, Mounia Benalil has served as Research Development Advisor at the École nationale de l’administration publique in Montreal. This position involves administering scientific research through the application of the policies and framework governing research funding in Quebec. Previously, Ms. Benalil…

Morin, Roxanne

Roxanne Morin Department Lead Ville de Longueuil Chambly, Quebec   Roxanne Morin works for the City of Longueuil as department head – Citizen’s engagement, Communications and Public Affairs. With nearly 10 years’ experience in municipal administration, she is involved in projects relating to the development of citizen-centered services and the optimization of processes. Roxanne always…

Bastien, Mélinda

Mélinda Bastien Actuary, asset management and pension plan advisor Normandin Beaudry Montreal, Quebec   A member of the Huron-Wendat Nation and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries since 2009, Melinda has been a pension plan and asset management advisor for the last 14 years. She conducts research on the best savings strategies for the…

Baracos, Thomas

Thomas Baracos Managing Director Espaces temps Montréal, Québec   Thomas is an expert advisor, intrapreneur and team leader with a successful record of solving problems to facilitate growth. Currently managing a non-profit specialized in social design and innovation, his work focuses on cities, start-ups, and culture. Projects have included the digital transformation of museums, intelligent…

Ba, Bineta

Bineta Ba Director, partnerships and international development Fondation Marcelle et Jean Coutu Montreal, Quebec   Bineta Ba has lived many years in Africa and in Europe before coming to Quebec almost 20 years ago. Working in the community and social development field for the last 15 years, she is known for her keen involvement in…