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Denis Leclerc

Headshot of Denis Leclerc. Since 2009, Denis has been President and CEO of Écotech Québec, which represents the Québec cleantech ecosystem. He is also the Chairman of CanadaCleantech Alliance and of the International Cleantech Network, based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

During his 20 years in the natural resources sector, Denis held several senior management positions, including that of Vice-President, Sustainability and Environment for AbitibiBowater. He has been involved in many projects and strategic decisions for companies with operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. 

He has proven experience in issue management, public affairs, sustainable development and in relation with investors, socio-economic stakeholders and governments. 

Highly involved in the community, Denis also:

  • Sits on the Board of Directors of Ecofuel Accelerator and COOP Carbone
  • Chairs the Advisory Board of the National Research Council - Energy, mining and Environment.
  • Sits on the Executive Committee of SWITCH, the Alliance for a Green Economy
  • Sits on the Community Advisory Board of Aéroports de Montréal, and ·       

Sits on the Québec Advisory Committee of the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change.

In addition to being a Chartered Director, Denis holds an MBA from Université de Sherbrooke.

Page Updated: 01/06/2018