Gilles Marcotte holds a Master degree in Commerce from Université de Sherbrooke and is a member of Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec. He is a retired associate from KPMG, an expert accounting firm. From November 2005 to October 2009, he was a municipal councillor in Quebec City and President of Réseau de transport de la Capitale.
Mr Marcotte has always been involved in the community. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Québec-Est. He has chaired the boards of directors of Caisse populaire Desjardins in Charlesbourg and Orchestre symphonique de Québec.
“I am very happy to put my know-how to work for the Canadian Cancer Society.”