We are built on the strength of our people. In every region where we operate, our local leaders guide the mission, drive the vision and uphold our collective beliefs.

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

Alexandre L'Heureux

Alexandre L’Heureux is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation.
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Alexandre L’Heureux is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. Mr. L’Heureux joined the Corporation as Chief Financial Officer in July 2010, and held this role until transitioning to the role of President and CEO in October 2016. Before joining WSP, from 2005 to 2010, Mr. L’Heureux was a Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Auven Therapeutics L.L.L.P. (formerly Celtic Therapeutics L.L.P.) and a Partner at Celtic Pharma Management L.P. Prior to that, he developed extensive knowledge of the alternative investments industry as the Vice President of Operations at Citibank - Hedge Fund Services (formerly BISYS Hedge Fund Services). He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute. Mr. L’Heureux was also appointed Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec (Quebec CPA Order) in 2017. 

 

Alain Michaud

Chief Financial Officer

Alain Michaud

Before joining WSP, Mr. Michaud was a senior partner at PwC Canada for over 20 years.
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Alain Michaud is the Corporation’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He held the role of Senior Vice President, Operational Performance and Strategic Initiatives before transitioning to the role of CFO in February 2020. Before joining WSP, Mr. Michaud was a senior partner at PwC Canada for over 20 years and a member of both the Canadian and Quebec Leadership Teams. Mr. Michaud holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Sherbrooke. He obtained his CPA, CA designation in 1997.

Chief Operating Officer

Paul Dollin

Paul Dollin is a chartered engineer and has a PhD in material science which led to an early career in the nuclear power industry working for British Energy.
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Paul Dollin is a chartered engineer and has a PhD in material science which led to an early career in the nuclear power industry working for British Energy.  In 1999, after a short break from the nuclear industry working in the financial services sector, Paul joined Atkins, the engineering consultant, where he held numerous roles leading businesses focused on the Energy and broader Design and Engineering markets. Paul joined WSP Group PLC in 2010 as a main Board Director with responsibility for all operations in the UK, Middle East, Africa and India.  Paul has held the role of Chief Operating Officer for WSP since 2014 with responsibility for day-to-day operations worldwide.

 

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Philippe Fortier

Philippe Fortier is the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Corporation.
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Philippe Fortier is the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Corporation. Before joining WSP, Philippe was a partner of the law firm McCarthy Tétrault where he practiced corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, securities law and corporate finance, for over 15 years. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Laval University and is a member of the Quebec Bar.

Chief Corporate Services Officer

Robert Ouellette

Robert Ouellette was appointed Chief Corporate Services Officer (CCSO) in September 2016 and is based at the Corporation’s headquarters in Montreal.
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Robert Ouellette was appointed Chief Corporate Services Officer (CCSO) in September 2016 and is based at the Corporation’s headquarters in Montreal.  Mr. Ouellette’s multidisciplinary role involves the oversight of information technology, workplace strategy, real estate and procurement, and the implementation of strategic initiatives aimed at optimizing employee experience.

 

Robert Ouellette joins us from Desjardins Financial Group, where he served on the Management Committee and held the role of Senior Vice-President, Technology and Shared Services. Prior to his time with Desjardins, Mr. Ouellette was Chief Information Officer at Alcan and following the acquisition of Alcan by Rio Tinto, he held the role of Vice-President, Business Transformation.

 

Robert Ouellette started his career with Accenture, one of the largest consulting firms in the world. During his 19-year tenure at Accenture (the last five as a partner), he assisted clients during major transformation projects to drive business value.

 

Robert Ouellette graduated in 1987 from École Polytechnique de Montréal as an electrical engineer.