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Saul Polo

Saul Polo

  • Member for Laval-des-Rapides
  • Quebec Liberal Party
  • Temporary Chair
  • Official Opposition Critic for Energy and Natural Resources
 

Biography

Born in Santa Marta (Colombia) in June 1975
In a relationship and father of a boy

Education

  • Certificate in international commerce, McGill University (2001-2002)
  • Certificate in accounting/finance, McGill University (2000-2001)
  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce/Bachelor’s degree in business management, Université de Montréal – HEC Montréal (1996-1999)

Professional Experience

  • Co-founder, Chambre de commerce latino-américaine du Québec
  • President and chief executive officer, Chambre de commerce latino-américaine du Québec (2013-2014)
  • Manager and member of the executive committee, Montréal regional conference of elected officers (2012-2014)
  • Vice-president of partner relations and member of the executive committee, Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (2012-2014)
  • Chair of the board of directors, Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Laval (2012)
  • Vice-president of public affairs, Jeune chambre de commerce de Montréal (2010-2011)
  • Member of the finance and economic development committee, Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (2009-2014)
  • Specialist in business development and products, VMBL (2009-2012)
  • Senior specialist in solution management, Dundee Wealth (2008-2009)
  • Director of business development, CIBC Wood Gundy (2006-2008)

Community and Political Involvement

  • Volunteer for the Delta soccer club of Laval
  • Volunteer for the Fondation de l’Orchestre symphonique de Laval
  • Chair of the QLP’s political committee
  • Chair of the QLP’s cultural communities committee
  • Recipient of HispanicBusiness.ca’s 10 most influential Hispanic Canadians award (November 2013)
  • President of the QLP (2012-2014)
  • Recipient of the Medal of the National Assembly of Québec (December 2012)
  • Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal awarded by the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General (July 2012)
  • Recipient of the 2012 administrator of the year award at the gala of the Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec (June 2012)
  • Recipient of the 2012 Top 20 de la Diversité award given by the online news agency Média Mosaïque (January 2012)
  • Finalist for the 2011 Prix Arts-Affaires in the business volunteer category (2012)