Alex LeBlanc has a degree in Leadership studies from Renaissance College, at the University of New Brunswick, and brings over 12 years of leadership experience in the non-profit sector, including work with the Tim Horton’s Children’s Foundation, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, and most recently with the New Brunswick Multicultural Council. Alex currently co-leads a Social Innovation Lab, along with NouLab, the Government of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Business Council, which is working to develop and test innovative ways that New Brunswick can become a leader in attracting, integrating and retaining newcomers to participate in the economy.
Alex serves as co-chair of the provincial Long-Term Integration Committee, which is tasked with reviewing government programs, policies and initiatives with a newcomer lens. He also sits on several provincial and national committees and advisory groups on the topics of Atlantic immigration, social innovation, and public safety among others. Alex LeBlanc has a keen interest in social innovation, public engagement, public policy, and change management. In his role as Executive Director, Alex leads strategic communications, operational planning, government relations, partnership development and overall staff management. Alex is also an alumni and member of the Atlantic 21 inc. leadership network.