François Gerin-Lajoie, Président Fondation paul Gérin-lajoie, has 30 years of experience in the International not-for-profit sector. He specializes in literacy, government relations, finance, and marketing and has been recognized for his global leadership accomplishments on several occasions.

“Reading was a tradition in my family. When my brother and I were young, my father subscribed to youth literature journals. I would read Boreal Express, Spirou, and Tintin, but my brother read science and automobile magazines. And guess what? I become a humanitarian entrepreneur and my brother became an engineer!”