As executive vice-president, RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, Valérie Beauregard oversees corporate projects and issues related to the management of the Firm’s human resources policies, employee communications, professional development and branding programs. She is a member of RES PUBLICA and AVENIR GLOBAL’ boards of directors and she sits on all the Firm’s executive committees. Before starting her career in public relations, in 1999, Valérie worked as a reporter for a weekly financial publication and then became financial writer at La Presse where for seven years she covered business news in Quebec and other parts of Canada. She was also marketing columnist at La Presse where she helped launch their weekly Marketing Review. Valérie has a bachelor’s degree in Commerce with a major in Finance and International Business from McGill University.