Miguel Simard headshot, EDC
Miguel Simard Senior Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer, Special Risks and CEBA Export Development Canada Miguel Simard

Miguel Simard has served as EDC’s Senior Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer since May of 2021, He is also the Executive Sponsor of the Women @ EDC Employee Resource Group.

He joined EDC’s legal team in 1998, and quickly established himself as a trusted advisor with a deep understanding of business. Later, in 2004, Miguel became EDC’s Senior Legal Counsel. He was appointed Assistant General Counsel in 2009, and General Counsel in 2017. Prior joining EDC, he worked in the banking department of a major law firm in Montreal.

Fluent in English and French, Miguel is a member of the Quebec and Ontario bars, holds a law degree from Université de Sherbrooke and the ESG Designation from Competent Boards. He was a finalist for the 2022 Canadian General Counsel of the Year Awards.  

Date modified: 2023-12-04