Simon Lafrance advises all types of clients and campaigns at all levels, particularly in Canada, the United States, the Middle East and Africa. His planning, coordination and business development experience in various sectors of activity have made him a seasoned operative, trusted by leaders. His expertise in facing the most complex situations brought him to work with several public organizations and private companies in various countries, as well as in a Quebec National Assembly Office. A frequent guest speaker on all strategy related matters, he is also a regular media contributor.
Simon Lafrance has a Master’s Degree in E-Learning from the Quebec Tele-University (TELUQ). He had previously completed a Bachelor’s Degree with Major in Political Science and Minor in Labor Relations from the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi (UQAC), where he now teaches American History and Politics. In 2011, he was received as a Visiting Scholar at University Omar Bongo of Gabon, and is a Fellow of the Washington D.C. Global Leadership Program. In addition to being a corporate administrator and working in favor of multiple causes, he is an ambassador for the New World Institute (INM), an Academos mentor and a member of the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations (CORIM), the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and the Canada-U.S. Business Council Chicago. He sits on the boards of the International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC), the Canadian Council on Africa, the Juripop Legal Clinic, the UQAC Alumni Association (ADUQAC) and the Quebec-Americas Agency for Youth (OQAJ). He chairs these last two.
Simon Lafrance directly oversees Washington D.C. for STRATEGEUM.