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Skills

Stakeholder Relations
Established and maintained a vast network of contacts within the country
Briefing of Senior Executives
Capacity to provide the bottom-line information and make sense of it for immediate action
Information gathering
Ability to gather accurate information from different sources, summarize and share with decision-makers
Strategic Communications
Full planning and execution of communication activities, including presentations, speeches, media interviews, crisis management, to reach strategic goals
Advocacy
Successful lobbying of provinces and municipalities to impact the creation of bylaws and regulations

Interest

Finding the perfect espresso, travel to new places, running the occasional marathon, fishing and hunting

Objective

Contribute positively to reaching the goals of a national or international organization within a strong team context, while using my GR and language skills, and traveling extensively

Other

Recipient of the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators associate member of the year award

Only member from outside Québec on the Table ronde sur la sécurité routière

Convinced municipalities and province to adopt a sound meter approach to excessive mc noise

Legislative changes in many provinces

Management of a Parliamentary Affairs team

Creation of Assisted Human Reproduction Agency, Public Health Agency of Canada, 

Participation to World Health Organization and other international meetings

Work experience

Jan 2012Present

President

Luc Fournier Consultation

Government Relations services for the motorcycle industry, Prudential Consulting and Santis Health, at the canadian level;  and business introductions to the India market for l'Université de Moncton and Sentinel. 

Highlights: set-up of meetings in India on education and business opportunities; funding solutions for clients via existing federal and provincial governments; political information gathering for clients. 

May 2008Dec 2011

Director of Government Relations and Policy

MMIC

As the lobbyist for the motorcycle and ATV industry, I have developed and maintained an extensive network of contacts with all the provincial governments, and numerous municipalities. My actions have been focused on the development of policies and regulations that affect the industry, such as noise emissions, access to licensing and safety.  

Highlights: CCMTA associate member of the year award, Ontario Bill 117 campaign, adoption of noise emission standards in Quebec, Alberta, Ontario and New Brunswick, named on ministerial safety committees in Quebec and Alberta, ATV legislative changes in NB

Feb 2006May 2008

Director of Parliamentary Affairs to the Minister

Health Canada

Responsible for the overall parliamentary duties of the Minister, including question period, committee appearances, House of Commons, Cabinet committees; 5 employee team; responsible for Fednor, Francophonie and political appointments; management of bills and committee work; strategic advice to Minister

Highlights: C5 creation of Public Health Agency of Canada, S2 Hazardous Materials, C42 quarantine Act, Assisted Human reproduction Agency set-up, federal-provincial and international meetings, tours for the Minister, special projects.

Education

20052007

Master of Arts

Université Laval
Sep 1987May 1991

Bachelor

Université de Moncton

Certifications

Sound Measurement Training for Motorcycles and ATVs

DPS Technical, Los Angeles, California

M2 Motorcycle Training

Rider Training Institute, Toronto, Ontario

Motorcycle Sound Measurement

DPS Technical, California

References

Elvy Robichaud

Bernard Lord

Tony Clement

Secret

CSIS