Mr. Champagne is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada, and a member of the Ordre des architectes and the Ordre des ingénieurs of Québec. He holds a master’s degree in architecture, as well as Project Management Professional® (PMP) and Risk Management Professional® (PMI-RMP) certifications from the PMI, as well as being a certified mediator and arbitrator by the Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec (IMAQ).
Having started his professional career in 1974, Mr. Champagne has accumulated experience in strategic planning, project management, technical services, finance, administration and human resources management acquired during the development of major infrastructure projects in the public and private sectors in Canada, as well as internationally. From this period, he has a solid experience in the management of large owned and leased real estate portfolios.
For more than 30 years, he held various senior management positions in government agencies in Quebec after a career as an engineering officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, for which he received the Canadian Decoration (CD) for services rendered.
Since 2011, Mr. Champagne has played a key role as a Senior Advisor in the development of the firm’s specialized work methods, particularly in risk management and various project delivery modes.