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Marc Lionel GagnonPartner - Iberian Peninsula

Marc is an expert in international business development and corporate finance and he is Cafa’s “man on the ground” identifying business opportunities on the Iberian Peninsula. He has a proven reputation as a results oriented promoter bringing Spanish companies and investors to Canada including Cascajares, Redondo Inglesias and Natra.

Marc began his professional career prospecting for international business opportunities at Tecsult International, a Quebec-based international engineering firm. He moved on to specialize in international markets at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, one of North America’s largest pension funds.

He subsequently served Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada and as Commercial Attaché at the Canadian embassy in Spain, where he furthered his knowledge of European commerce. Marc specialized in the agri-food, biotech and engineering sectors and was responsible for numerous projects which sought investment opportunities, financing and scientific collaboration.

Over the past 13 years Marc helped numerous Canadian companies develop business networks in Europe and facilitated Spanish investment projects in Canada.

Schooled in Canada and the United States, Marc is a graduate of the Université de Montréal and holds a Masters in International Economics from The Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.