Gilles Turcotte is an MBA graduate from McGill University, with a specialization in international business and has a B.A in Economics from Université de Sherbrooke. Gilles has been a Business and Corporate Development Executive with 25+ years of success in leading international business organizations to leverage untapped market potential and enter new and emerging markets. He has vast expertise in business development, project development and corporate strategy in the infrastructure, energy and aerospace/defence domains. During his career, he led his employers’ selection as suppliers for more than 15B$ of business in 30 different counties. In recent years, he worked with SNC-Lavalin for the Infrastructure Division as Vice President, Business Development & Proposals. He managed sales activities for a division with revenue exceeding 1B$ annually. The main projects pursued were in the transportation, energy, and natural resource sectors. He speaks English, French and Spanish and lived in Africa and South America at different moments during his career.