Advisory Committee

M. Gilbert

François Gilbert served as President and CEO of Anges Québec from 2008 to 2020, as well as of Anges Québec Capital since 2012. Since 2005, he has also been the President and CEO of FIER Succès, a venture capital fund based in Quebec City.


Prior to this, from 1994 to 2004, Mr. Gilbert was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Gestion Charles Sirois, an investment company, where he was responsible for managing a portfolio of investments in privately-held companies across various sectors. With nearly 50 years of experience as board member, François Gilbert’s keen interest in the various mechanisms surrounding governance principles is also a defining characteristic. Having joined his first board of directors at the age of 17, he has played a significant role in several organizations, including Réseau Capital, and continues to serve on the boards of Québec International and the organization Défi Ose Entreprendre. As a trainer at the Institute for Governance (IGOPP), François Gilbert is also a graduate of the Corporate Governance Program at McGill University.



M. Larose

MR. Larose is the CEO of BioQuebec. Mr. Larose has over thirty-five years of experience in the life sciences sector.


He has worked in R&D, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of medical supplies and devices, diagnostic products, and pharmaceuticals and is a seasoned business development and corporate finance professional. Having worked for Canadian and international companies of all sizes, Mr. Larose has a wealth of experience and a comprehensive network within both the industry and Canada’s ecosystem. He holds an MBA from the HEC Montréal business school.