Special Honorary Member: Marc Audet
Holding a Bachelor’ in Finance & International Management from HEC, Montreal, Marc possesses over 20 years experience in the field of business immigration.
He joined Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton at the end of 2013, where he is now managing two new subsidiaries, AURAY Capital Canada, an investment dealer member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), specialized in Canadian business immigration programs, and AURAY Capital International, a firm specialized in residency and citizenship by investment programs offered worldwide. AURAY Capital has offices in Montreal (head office), Toronto, and Vancouver.
Prior to joining Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, Marc was employed for 25 years by Desjardins Group, the sixth financial institution in Canada and first in Quebec, notably as the managing director and vice president of their Immigrant Investor Program from 1995 to 2013.
As per his functions and experience, Marc is considered a reference in the field of business immigration across continents and is often invited as a speaker at various seminars/conferences, organized notably by AQAADI, the CBA, CAPIC (previously OPIC/AICC events), IIUSA, and AILA, among others. He has also frequently been invited to meet various government authorities to collaborate on improving their business immigration programs.