As Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Communications, Marie-Hélène Labrie oversees all government relations and communications activities globally. Prior to joining Enerkem in 2008, she worked in communications, business strategy and market analysis as Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning at CAE, as well as a consultant for numerous organizations, such as Oliver Wyman Delta Organization & Leadership and Desjardins Financial Security. Mrs. Labrie began her career at the Government of Canada, in the Department of National Defense, and pursued it at Industry Canada and the Privy Council Office.
In 2016, Marie-Hélène Labrie was nominated Canadian Ambassador of the Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) women’s initiative by the Canadian federal government. She serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Écotech Québec, a cleantech cluster, as Co-President of the board of CETEQ, which represents private companies in environmental technologies, and is a Board member of Advanced Biofuels Canada. She also represents the company on the Advanced Ethanol Council in Washington. In 2015-2016, she acted as an expert on the Sub-Group of Advanced Biofuels created by the European Commission.
Mrs. Labrie holds a Masters in International Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Université Laval in Québec City.