Steven Guilbeault

Special Message recorded for the Summit Special Edition 2020

Steven Guilbeault

Minister of Canadian Heritage
Canada

The Honourable Steven Guilbeault was elected the Member of Parliament for Laurier Sainte-Marie in 2019.

Minister Guilbeault is a prominent advocate in the fight against the climate crisis, and in 1993, co-founded Équiterre, the largest environmental organization in Quebec, serving as its Senior Director from 2008 to 2018. He also worked as a Director and Campaign Manager for Greenpeace and was a Strategic Advisor for more than 10 years at Cycle Capital Management, a Canadian fund dedicated to the development of clean technologies. Minister Guilbeault also worked for Deloitte & Touche as well as Copticom, a consulting firm specialising in the green and social economy, and transportation.

As an activist and strategic advisor for dozens of governments and businesses in Canada and abroad, Minister Guilbeault is a pragmatist who works to make a difference by building bridges and relationships.