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Jean Simard

Through its Cap and Trade and its CleanTech ecosystem Quebec has captured the essence of a green economy: working together to carve a sustainable future.Time has come to bring together the creative minds of Canadians through innovation,capital and clean technology in a single unifying vision of a green economy... where less is better!

Jean Simard agit à titre de représentant et de porte-parole de l’industrie de l’aluminium auprès des gouvernements, des associations sectorielles, des ONG et des médias, tout en assurant la liaison avec les différents organismes internationaux auxquels se rattache l’Association. Il possède une solide expérience en affaires publiques et en relations gouvernementales, principalement dans les politiques publiques liées au développement durable, à l’environnement et à l’énergie.

Jean Simard is the aluminium industry’s official representative and spokesperson with governments, business associations, NGOs and the media, as well as with international organisations linked to the industry. He possesses an extensive professional experience in public and government relations, mainly in public policy development related to sustainable development, environment and energy.