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Clément Demers is an architect, urban planner, project management professional and accredited mediator. His distinguished career includes 15 years with the Ville de Montréal, where he held positions such as deputy director of urban planning and assistant director of housing and urban development. He also served for six years as director of Société immobilière du patrimoine architectural de Montréal and six years as senior managing vice-president of Société Cadev, a subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. He is currently general director of Quartier international de Montréal (now known as Société AGIL obnl), a large-scale development and revitalization project that has won 32 national and international awards and distinctions. Clément Demers has also been recognized with numerous awards for urban planning, architecture, design, heritage protection and project management. For over 35 years, he has served on boards of directors or as a member of agencies involved in cultural, social or property issues, including the strategic urban development committee of the metropolitan Montréal board of trade. In addition to his professional career, Clément Demers is also a full professor, teaching part-time in the faculty of urban planning at the Université de Montréal, and is head of graduate studies in project management for the built environment (MGPA). He has written about and been a keynote speaker on topics such as architecture, urban planning, and real estate planning and development. He is a member of the Ordre des architectes du Québec and the Canadian Institute of Planners, fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, emeritus member of the Ordre des urbanistes du Québec, and an ambassador and honorary member of the Association des architectes en pratique privée du Québec. He holds a master’s degree in project management from the Université du Québec à Montréal.