Jean-Michel Laurin is the Vice-President, Policy and Public Affairs with NATIONAL Public Relations in Ottawa. Recognized for his understanding of business issues, his analytical skills and his advocacy experience, he advises, assists and supports clients looking to solve complex public affairs issues. Jean-Michel was Vice President and Director of Octane Strategies’ Ottawa office until it joined NATIONAL. He was previously Vice President, Global Business Policy with the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters association (CME) where he established himself as a credible advocate, spokesperson and policy expert for Canadian industry.
Jean-Michel has been involved with RESULTS Canada for more than 25 years. He served as a volunteer in the Montreal and Gatineau groups, as a Director on two separate occasions and as Chair of the Board of Directors.
Jean-Michel holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from McGill University and an MBA from HEC-Montreal. He also serves as Board Secretary and Director of the Trade Facilitation Office of Canada.Back