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Emmanuel Rey

An economic developer with SÉO, he is helping launch an economic reactivation project to support the francophone and bilingual business communities of southern Ontario.  Previously Manager of Workforce Development and Industry Partnerships for a provincial NGO, he led multi-stakeholder projects with Indigenous communities, colleges, municipalities and provincial ministries in partnership with industry.

Prior to transitioning to the not-for-profit sector from a ten-year term with George Brown College, while also managing partner and lead consultant for several carbon-neutral service and manufacturing clients, Emmanuel held progressive sales, marketing and operational roles in the travel and tourism sector.

With an MBA from the University of Guelph, Emmanuel is passionate about developing partnerships and programs that help entrepreneurs, businesses and communities grow, especially those encompassing environmental sustainability, corporate and social responsibility.