Laurent Fafard

Laurent is a team player. He distinguishes himself by making the most of everyone's skills and abilities. Diplomat, he knows how to build solid, lasting relationships. His work experience has enabled him to develop his talents as a strategist, always anchored in action.

A skillful advisor, Laurent excels in complex issues involving many aspects of economic activity. He takes a keen interest in developing projects in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders with diversified expertise. Action-oriented, Laurent is able to implement concrete action plans stemming from bold, innovative business strategies. Laurent began his career as a lawyer at the Quebec Bar. In 2012, he migrated to the business world, as director at the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal (CCMM). He continued his career with the Quebec government, serving as a senior advisor in various ministerial offices, as well as in the Premier's office as an economic advisor. From 2019 to 2024, he was Development Director for a major public infrastructure project at the Port of Montreal.

Laurent Fafard holds a law degree from Université de Montréal and has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2008. He also holds an MBA from HEC Montréal.

He loves life at Exponentiel because…

The diversity of expertise is a source of enrichment.

What’s most important to him

I've had the opportunity to get involved in causes that are close to my heart: homelessness, school perseverance and the integration of immigrants. To build a prosperous society, we have to make sure we include and facilitate everyone's participation. Together, we're stronger.

His Exponentiel attitude: realistic optimism

Every problem has its solution! I'm convinced that in every challenge an organization faces, there's an opportunity to be seized.