France Chrétien Desmarais



A dedicated philanthropist and life-long volunteer, France Chrétien Desmarais is Chair of the Board of TES h2 Canada Inc., a founding member and Executive President of Precinomics Health Solutions Canada Inc, and she currently sits on numerous Boards in the health, research and social development sectors.

She is a member of the Board of the Brain Canada Foundation, One Drop, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems at McGill. She is Co-chair of the Riopelle Centennial celebrations as well as the Founding Chair of the Canadian Olympic Foundation. She served on the Canadian Olympic Committee, the bid committee, the Board of the Vancouver Organizing Olympic Committee and the Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC). Recently, she was President of the Society for the celebrations of Montreal’s 375th anniversary.

Aiming to positively impact society, France Chrétien Desmarais leverages her business knowledge by supporting diverse organizations in shaping their foundations, business models, financial structures and diversifying their talents.

France Chrétien Desmarais studied Law and Economics at the University of Ottawa. She has an honorary Doctorate of Law from Concordia University and is a member of the Order of Canada.

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