Gérard Perron

Gérard Perron specializes in local, cooperative and organizational development as a Consultant. A certified “Project Management Professional” he regularly provides training on topics such as leadership, communication, participatory management, corporate governance, and project management.

Named twice as Economic Development Professional of the Year for the province of Québec, Gérard’s expertise is recognized in both economic and organizational development. Gérard is the author of two books on participative management and co-operative management and he has collaborated on many other publications on these subjects.

Gérard Perron has sat on numerous boards and been a consultant for many boards and committees including:

Club Toasmaster Alegria-FSA-Laval
President, 2011-2012

SAGE, Mentorat d’affaires.
Mentor, since 2012

Commission consultative économie et environnement (Quebec City)
Member, 2006 to 2010

Project Management Institute, Section Lévis-Québec.
Board member, 2006-2007

Fondation de l’entrepreneurship
Board member, 1993-1997 and 2000-2004

Commission consultative sur le développement économique of Quebec City.
Member, 2003-2005

Association des professionnels en développement économique du Québec
Vice-president, 1999-2003

Conseil régional de concertation et de développement de Québec from 1992 to 1994.
Vice-president, 1992-1994

Fédération des coopératives de développement régional du Québec
President, 1992-1996
Board Member, 1989-1999

Conseil de la coopération du Québec
President of permanent committee on co-operative development, 1995-2003,
Board member, 1992-1996
Executive Committee, 1994-1996

Conseil régional de l’économie sociale de Québec (Chaudière-Appalaches)
Member, 1998-1999

CENTRAIDE Comité d’actions contre la pauvreté.
Member, 1998-1999

Published works

  • “La gestion participative” (1997)
  • “Démarrer et gérer une entreprise cooperative” (1999)
  • “Evaluating co-operative life” (2005)