Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel | Panel Member

Monique Simard has a long and distinguished track record in the cultural industries. She was President and CEO of the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) from 2014 to 2018 and was previously Director General of the National Film Board of Canada’s French Program. In April 2018, she was appointed as Chair of the Board of the Quebecor Fund.

Her other experience includes member of Committee on Science and Technology in Canada from 1989 to 1991, Producer and Vice President at Productions Virage from 1998 to 2008; President of the Board of the Cinémathèque from 2000 to 2004; member of the Board for l’Observatoire québécois de la mondialisation in 2002 and in 2003; and member of the Board of l’Association des producteurs de films et de télévision du Québec (APFTQ) and of the Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal.

She studied political science and history at the Université du Québec à Montréal.