Martin Simard

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

Martin Simard has served as Communications Director of Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) since 2019 and has been appointed Head of Corporate Social Responsibility in April 2022. 

He has over 30 years of international experience in corporate communications and public affairs, developing and implementing strategies on four continents. Before joining GAC, he worked for global organisations including Rio Tinto, ArcelorMittal, Xstrata and Tembec.

Mr. Simard studied at HEC Montreal Business School where he obtained an MBA and a specialised graduate diploma in Communications and Marketing. He previously did his undergraduate studies in Political Sciences at Université du Québec à Montréal.