President and CEO
Since 2009, Denis Leclerc is the Founding President and CEO of Écotech Québec, the cluster representing the Québec cleantech ecosystem. He is also the Chairman of CanadaCleantech Alliance and of the International Cleantech Network, based in Copenhagen (Denmark).During his 20 years in the natural resources sector, Leclerc held several senior management positions, including that of Vice-President, Sustainability and Environment for AbitibiBowater. He has been involved of many projects and strategic decisions for companies with operations in Canada, the United-States, Europe and Asia.Highly involved in the community, Leclerc sits on several boards and committees, namely on the Council of the Green Municipal Fund of the Federation of Canadian municipalities, on the Strategic Committee of the Solar Impulse Foundation (Swisserland) and on the Canadian Environment Domestic Advisory Group for the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).In addition to being a Chartered Director, Mr. Leclerc holds an MBA from Université de Sherbrooke.
Senior Director - Partnerships and Networking
Amélie Bergeron-Vachon develops and implements two of Écotech Québec’s Task Forces: Skills & Expertise, as well as Research & Innovation. She is also responsible for relations with the membership.
With Écotech Québec since 2011, she has been in charge of branding & internationalization, and communications Prior to Ecotech Quebec, Amélie was an independent contractor working in Europe and Asia before coming back to Montreal to focus on business development. She holds a degree from McGill University in Environment and international development.
Director - Innovation
Audrey Some holds a double degree in chemical engineering from Polytechnique Montreal and the École Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques with a specialization in environmental management and life cycle analysis.
Since then, she held various positions in the sustainable procurement sector as well as technology transfer and intellectual property management.
She joined Écotech Québec in 2019 and is now the clean technologies coordinator for the Fonds Écoleader a joint initiative aiming at supporting Quebec companies towards the implementation of eco-friendly business practices and clean technologies.
Director - Communication and Strategic Initiatives
Director - Communication and Strategic Initiatives (in maternity leave)