Yvan Cliche joined the Centre de recherches et d’études internationales de l’Université de Montréal (CÉRIUM) as a fellow in 2020, with a specialization in energy.
Until 2018, Yvan Cliche was employed by Hydro-Québec, where he held positions as a commercial delegate and project manager, developing and managing institutional and commercial projects in Africa and Asia.
Between 2013 and 2016, he served as executive assistant to the Secretary General of Hydro-Québec in her capacity as Chair of the World Energy Council; and represented Hydro-Québec at the board of directors of the International Hydropower Association (London).
Between 2007 and 2011, he worked in the External Relations Department of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Tunis, Tunisia and conducted advocacy activities in Africa for development projects implemented by the institution. He participated in the AfDB’s annual meetings during these years, in Maputo, Dakar, Abidjan and Lisbon.
Yvan Cliche holds an MBA from Concordia University (Montréal) and a master’s degree in political science from the Université de Montréal.
He is the author of two books, Jusqu’à plus soif- Enjeux et conflits énergétiques (Fides, 2022), on the geopolitics of energy; Initiation au développement international (2006); and several articles on energy and international affairs published in various media in Canada and France.
In recognition of his professional achievements, he has been awarded a Gold Medal by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the Université de Montréal (2004) and has been a special guest of the State Department International Visitors Program (United States, 2003).
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