Jean-Pierre Voyer
President and CEO, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)

Mr. Voyer has been President and CEO of the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) since 2006. SRDC is recognized as a national leader in social policy research, evaluation and experimentation. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Voyer was the Assistant Deputy Minister in charge of the Policy Research Initiative, an organization responsible for conducting research in support of the Government of Canada’s medium-term policy agenda. From 1994 to 2000, he was Director General of the Applied Research Branch at Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), where he provided oversight for the department’s research program.

Mr. Voyer has also held positions at Finance Canada, the Privy Council Office, the National Union of Provincial Government Employees and the Economic Council of Canada. He was Chairman of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Committee from 1998 to 2000 and has served on research committees for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Ottawa University and HRDC. Mr. Voyer holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Queen’s University and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the Université de Montréal.

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