Marc-André Leclerc
speakerpolitical analyst and consultant

Marc-André Leclerc, speaker, spent ten years on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. He held one of the most prestigious positions for a political employee on the federal scene: Chief of Staff to the Leader of the Official Opposition.

Since leaving politics, Marc-André has been a consultant in government relations, in addition to collaborating on the LCN program La Joute, having a column in the Journal de Montréal and the Journal de Québec as well as on Qub Radio.

In September 2022, Marc-André published his very first book Political Confidences: A glimpse into the inner circle of our elected officials with Les Éditions du Journal.

Before swimming in politics, Marc-André participated six times in the Traversée internationale du lac Saint-Jean, a 32-kilometre competition between Péribonka and his hometown Roberval.

Marc-André is a graduate of Laval University and the father of two daughters.

Marc-André Leclerc's lectures :

  • Duration: approximately 45-75 minutes, adaptable
  • Disponibles en Français et en Anglais / Available in French and English
  • A preparatory call is planned to adapt the content of the conference.

Quebec on the verge of an election 

On October 3, 2022, Quebecers will go to the polls to elect 125 members to the Assembly. What are the issues that will mark the next election? How can your organisation influence the course of the next campaign? With his many years of experience in politics, Marc-André will help you better understand the issues and the forces at play that will shape the next Quebec campaign.

Ask Marc-André to build a conference adapted to your industry, your association and its challenges.

Nothing is impossible for a valiant heart!

Born in Roberval, Marc-André dreamed of crossing "his" lake, Lac Saint-Jean. A dream that became reality in 2003. After hanging up his jersey in 2007, he will then face the troubled waters of politics. During his ten years on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, he climbed the ladder to the most prestigious position for a political staffer: Chief of Staff. Marc-André Leclerc will tell you about his victories and defeats, and how he dealt with adversity. A unique testimonial that will help you reach the top in your field of activity.

Surround yourself well to win 

Whether it's the pandemic or the restructuring of your organisation, every good employee must demonstrate leadership qualities. How do you build a winning team? How do you manage millennials? How do you ensure that all players are moving in the same direction? With his unique background, Marc-André Leclerc will explain how we can perform at the highest level when we are well surrounded. As open water swimming, our society and our workplaces are often filled with sharks, Marc-André will help you avoid them.

Biography of Marc-Ancré Leclerc :

Marc-André Leclerc is a native of Roberval in Lac-Saint-Jean. He has represented his country in twenty open water swimming marathons around the world while participating in the FINA circuit. Between 2002 and 2007, he participated in the legendary Traversée internationale du lac Saint-Jean, a 32-kilometre race.

Marc-André Leclerc is an expert in public affairs and strategic communications. He has over ten years of experience at the national level in communications, media relations, issues management, stakeholder relations and parliamentary affairs.

After graduating from Laval University, Marc-André worked on Parliament Hill for almost a decade. Most recently, he served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition. Prior to that, he held the positions of Communications Director, Political Advisor and Political Organizer.

Marc-Andre has worked on three national campaigns at the federal level in 2011, 2015 and 2019. He was recognized by The Hill Times as one of the 99 most powerful and influential people to watch in federal politics in 2019.

Since September 2020, Marc-André has been a contributor to the LCN program La Joute. He is also a columnist for the Journal de Montréal, the Journal de Québec and Qub Radio.


  • Canadian Politics
  • Elections and political and economic prospects
  • Public Affairs, Economics and Politics
  • Team mobilisation


  • Handheld microphone
  • Lectern
  • Laptop PC
  • Remote control
  • Projector and screen
  • Audio-video outputs
  • *Marc-André brings his PowerPoint presentation on a USB stick


Conférenciers Québec, Formation, Motivation et Team Building - Formax - Marc-André Leclerc - Speaker, political analyst and consultant


Marc-André Leclerc in conference :

Watch the excerpt from Marc-André Leclerc's conference presented at our VITRINE OF speakers on June 1, 2022:

Interviews with Marc-André Leclerc :

Interview with Marc-André Leclerc: How to have a loyal team?