Leblond, Michèle

Michèle Leblond External Relations Manager Parks Canada Agency Quebec City, Quebec   Since joining the Parks Canada Agency team in 2010, Michèle Leblond has taken charge of various responsibilities, particularly as External Relations Manager and, more recently, as Director of Strategic Partnering. Her professional career has provided her with experience in the tourism field, in…

LeBlanc, Valérie

Valérie LeBlanc National Director, Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign Centraide of Greater Montreal Montreal, Quebec   Valérie is a philanthropic development officer at Centraide of Greater Montreal. Her work has included leading the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign, the biggest of its type in the country. She began her career in management consulting…

Lapointe, André

André Lapointe Director of Information Technologies Computer Research Institute of Montreal (CRIM) Montreal, Quebec   Serving as Director of Information Technologies (IT), André Lapointe seeks to stimulate IT-based innovation to the benefit of human beings. An executive with more than 20 years’ experience in the IT field, including 10 years in applied research, he is…

Laperle, Édith

Édith Laperle Staff advisor Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Montreal, Quebec   Édith Laperle is a staff advisor at the Montreal office of the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Originally from Rouyn-Noranda, she holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial relations and has more than 18 years’ experience on the job, during which time she…

Lafortune, Francis

Francis Lafortune Director, Data Platforms and Analytics Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Montreal, Quebec   In his role as Director, Data Platforms and Analytics, at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Francis holds a leadership position on an IT team working in market development. This has led him into exciting areas,…

Husny, Rodolphe

Rodolphe Husny Director of Stakeholder Relations Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition Québec City, Québec   Rodolphe holds a degree in Administration and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from HEC Montréal. After 5 years as a Senior Associate, including for PwC, he jumped into politics as a Conservative Candidate in two federal elections.…

Hubert, Dany

Dany Hubert General Manager of major highway projects in Quebec City and Eastern Quebec Quebec ministry of transport (interim) Lévis, Quebec   Dany Hubert, a great sports enthusiast, has coached soccer and hockey teams for the last five years. He became involved in his community nine years ago, raising funds for a foundation that assists…

Habiyakare, Clément

Clément Habiyakare Manager, Policy Development & Research Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services Gatineau, Québec   Clément is a Policy Development and Research Manager with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, where he supports strategic initiatives for Military Family Resource Centres in Canada and abroad. Prior to this, Clément worked mostly with Community Health…

Guilbault, Jean-François

Jean-François Guilbault Labour Relations Advisor Syndicat de Champlain (CSQ) Boucherville, Quebec   Representing, defending and supporting my peers is the focus of Jean-François’ everyday passions and interests. As a high school teacher, he is proud to have contributed to the development of future generations by relying on the potential of each of his students. He…

Gasmi, Nassim

Nassim Gasmi Senior Director, Digital Delivery Sollio Agriculture Montreal, Quebec   Nassim’s interests vary widely, ranging from new technologies, sports and arts to philanthropy, Canadian politics and geopolitical issues. Travel is also one of his great passions, leading to the discovery of diverse cultures. This intellectual curiosity has been a big contributor to Nassim’s versatility…