Marie-Pierre is President and CEO of PRIMA QUÉBEC, the advanced materials research and innovation hub. Previously, as Vice President of Écotech Québec, she headed operations at the clean technologies cluster and coordinated worksites with various parties in the field. Marie-Pierre holds a doctorate in urban studies from the INRS – Urbanisation, Culture et Société, where she focused on science-industry relations and on technological support to small and mid-sized companies. In addition to the committees to which she is linked professionally, she sits on the science and communication committee of the Montreal Space for Life Foundation. She is also involved in safeguarding a heritage building in her home village.