A specialist in strategic communications, Simon Poitras is recognized for his expertise in corporate communications, public affairs, in particular in issue and crisis management, image and reputation management, and social acceptability of projects. For over 20 years, he has been developing a rich lode of experience as a strategist, supporting the clients in a pertinent, open and intelligent manner. His straightforward approach is highly appreciated, and his strategic advice is recognized for its accuracy.
The value of the experience of this strategist is based on a marked strength in corporate communications, community and stakeholder relations, public consultations and strategic media relations. Simon has numerous successful mandates to his name, both in the public and parapublic sector and for the benefit of private businesses. His expertise is on a par with his interest for natural resources, mining and energy, the environment, transport and the manufacturing sector.
Simon Poitras is a co-founder of La Ruche, a crowdfunding platform focussing on entrepreneurship launched in 2013. He also is president of the Board of directors of the Mont-Sainte-Anne Ski Club. He has previously sat on various boards including those of the Québec City Symphony Orchestra, J’ai ma place, Pignon Bleu, and Rouge et Or – Alpine skiing. He holds a Bachelor in Public Communication, Major in Public Relations, from Université Laval.