Associate Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs
Mr. Sébastien Poitras joined Leger in 2013 as Director of Research. As a member of the Communications and Public Affairs department, he works with a team of strategists, researchers and analysts widely recognized for their skills, qualifications and professionalism. On a daily basis, Sébastien manages mandates in various activity sectors and for a multitude of clients. He is responsible for managing and coordinating study projects assigned to him, providing strategic support to clients, designing research mandates, developing data collection and analysis tools and formulating strategic recommendations. In 2018, he was promoted to Associate Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs.
Prior to joining the Leger team, Sébastien served as Director of Research for a firm dedicated to strategic communication, public affairs and lobbying. He has an in-depth understanding of major political issues and public opinion. In the context of his duties, he has been called upon to work for political organizations, public corporations and private companies in the energy, healthcare, natural resources and tourism sectors. He has also worked as a professor in colleges, where he lectured on scientific methodology.
With an M.Sc. from the Université de Montréal, Sébastien is distinguished by his ability to analyze and synthesize.