Christian Paradis

Christian Paradis

Christian Paradis
Senior Vice-President, Strategic Development, Protective Services, GardaWorld

The Honourable Christian Paradis joined GardaWorld in January 2016 as Senior Vice President, Strategic Development, Protective Services. His mission is primarily to promote the benefits of public-private partnerships of public services in Canada. When implemented with rigor and common sense, outsourcing is equally capable of making a significant contribution to public services.

Recognized as a results-driven political figure, Christian Paradis was Member of the Parliament of Canada for the Mégantic-L’Érable from 2006 to 2015, and a Federal Minister between 2007 and 2015, of Public Works and Government Services, Natural Resources, Industry and International Development, and Francophonie. Over the last years, Christian Paradis could see and appreciate the importance of the protection services of the population, both in Canada and around the world.

A native of Thetford Mines, Christian Paradis graduated from the University of Sherbrooke in civil law and holds a graduate degree in law from Université Laval companies. He is married with 3 children.


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