Nicolas Laforest

Administrative / HR Director

Nicolas Laforest joined aveni in 2011. He is responsible for all aspects of administration of the company.

His experience includes establishing business processes for administration and financial reporting, high priority project management, as well as maintaining dialogue with investors, banks, and other financial institutions.

Nicolas graduated from École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), and has over 20 years of experience working with start-up companies, primarily in the software and microelectronics industries. He spent 5 years with Ernst & Young, and covered internal audits at LafargeHolcim. Nicolas later held positions as CFO at several companies in the high tech arena, including Microwave Vision, Citilog, and Edelia.