Special Advisor, Ethics and Government Affairs
Criminologist by training, Jean-Pierre Charbonneau worked as an investigative journalist specialized in organized crime and corruption for the Le Devoirand La Presse dailies before being elected to the National Assembly in 1976. His 25-year political career included positions such as parliamentary assistant to Premier René Lévesque, Speaker of the Quebec National Assembly, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister responsible for the Reform of Democratic Institutions.
Jean-Pierre Charbonneau then became political analyst for the popular TV show Le Club des Ex on RDI, as well as commentator, speaker and strategic advisor for various organizations. He is a highly valued and skilled analyst who knows how to break down complex issues, particularly in ethics, leadership, public affairs and international cooperation.