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Alan DeSousa

Mayor
Saint-Laurent

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Professional Experience

  • Mayor of Saint-Laurent, since 2001
  • Vice-chair of the City of Montreal’s finance and administration committee since 2017
  • Member of Montreal's General Inspector Commisison since 2018
  • Member of the City of Montreal’s verification committee since 2017
  • President of the City of Montreal’s finance and administration committee, 2013-2017
  • Member of Montreal’s Agglomeration Council, 2013-2017
  • Member of the Metropolitan Community of Montreal's executive committee, 2009-2013
  • Vice-chair of the City of Montreal’s Executive Committee, 2009-2012
  • Member of the City of Montreal’s audit committee, 2009-2010
  • Member of City of Montreal’s agglomeration council, 2006-2012
  • Member of the Regional Conference of Elected Officers of Montreal, 2006-2010
  • Member of the Montreal Metropolitan Community Council, 2002-2013
  • Member of the City of Montreal’s Executive Committee, responsible for finance and administration, economic development, strategic planning for long-term municipal projects, sustainable development, environment and parks, 2001-2012
  • Vice-president, Corporate Finance, BioChem Pharma Inc., 1998-2001
  • Director, International Taxation, BioChem Pharma Inc., 1995-1997
  • City Councillor, City of Saint Laurent, 1990-2001
  • Senior Tax Manager, corporate and international taxation, Ernst & Young 1988-1994

Education

  • Fellow of the Order (FCPA), Certified Professional Accountant of Quebec, 2012
  • Fellow of the Order (FCA), Certified Professional Accountant of Quebec, 2005
  • Awarded the D. designation by the Institute of Corporate Directors, 2005
  • Awarded the Chartered Accountant designation by the Order of Certified Professional Accountant of Quebec, 1984
  • Graduate diploma in public accounting, McGill University, 1982
  • Bachelor of commerce (accounting and finance), McGill University, 1981

Community Involvement

  • Member of the board of directors of Finance Montreal, since 2010
  • Member of the board of directors of Economic Development Saint-Laurent, since 2004
  • Chairman, CLD Centre-Ouest, since 2004
  • Member of the board of directors of Technoparc Montréal, since 2002
  • Honorary President, Gala Alpha, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Saint Laurent, 2002-2004
  • Chair, Pharmaceutical Sector Committee, SR&ED Program, Government of Canada, 1998-2001
  • Vice chair of the unified board of directors, Father-Dowd, St-Margaret and St-Andrew residential centres, 1998-2002
  • President, Saint Laurent chapter, Canadian Cancer Society, 1996-2001

Awards and Honours

  • Winner of the Excellence Award, Architectural Advocate Awarded by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, 2017
  • Union of Quebec Municipalities Tribute Award, 2016
  • Winner of the Jean-Paul-L'Allier Prize awarded by the Ordre des urbanistes du Québec, 2015
  • Public Sector Leadership Award, Green Building Council of Canada, 2014
  • Green Champion Award, Federation of Canadian Municipalities, 2014
  • Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Jubilee Medal for outstanding service to the Canadian Cancer Society, 2002

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