Chargé de cours, École nationale d'administration publique (ÉNAP)
Guillaume Lavoie is a public policy entrepreneur, lecturer and speaker. He is interested in urban affairs, bikenomics, analytical design, the collaborative economy and the role of urban art.
As one of the foremost experts on the collaborative economy, Guillaume Lavoie has presented more than 200 conferences on this topic, in Canada and abroad. He has also developed the first course in Canada on collaborative economy and public policy, which he teaches at the École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP). He is the author of Canada’s first by-law on sharing private spaces. In January 2018, he was appointed Chair of the Government of Quebec’s Task Force on the Collaborative Economy.
Senior Advisor at Voilà Information Design, he is a lecturer at ÉNAP, member of the Raoul-Dandurand Chair and International Electoral Observer.
Previously, Guillaume Lavoie has a career in public diplomacy and international relations and, more recently, as a city councilor in Montreal, in urban affairs. Having lived and worked abroad and visited about 40 countries, he has been a consultant to the public, private and associative sectors, in Canada and internationally. A talented extender, he has extensive experience as an analyst in the media. A committed social entrepreneur, he is the co-founder of the neoclassical college.
Guillaume holds a MPA (ÉNAP), a B.A. in industrial relations and certificates in administration and law (Laval University). He has also completed executive education at LSE and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Appointed Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Guillaume Lavoie is a fellow of Action Canada, the Jeanne-Sauvé Foundation, Next City, and winner of the Marcel-Côté Award. He speaks French, English and Spanish fluently.