Rene Leblanc completed a B.Sc in Chemistry then a M.Sc. in Environmental Science. He became certified Safety Professional in 2006 and Industrial Hygienist in 2008. He manage the Industrial Hygiene Department at GHD Consulting Ltd as well as the Air Group (GreenHouse Gas, Modeling, Permitting). Mr. Leblanc has specialized in the deconstruction and/or conversion of buildings. He has made dozens of large-scale projects in Quebec to promote the management of materials and minimize the volume intended for landfill. René was President of the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygiene in 2017-2018, and is Canadian representative at International Occupational Hygiene Association. He is actively involved with Workplace Health Withoug Borders. He sits as volunteer on Commonwealth Games Canada and volunteer at various sports events.