Jonatan Julien

Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Côte-Nord Region, Quebec, Canada

    Jonatan Julien was elected Member of Québec’s National Assembly for the riding of Charlesbourg in the provincial election of October 1, 2018. He is currently the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Côte-Nord Region.

    Mr. Julien is an accountant by profession and a member of Québec’s order of professional accountants (CA, CPA). He has a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Université Laval and a Master’s degree in public administration from ENAP.

    In the last 15 years Mr. Julien has worked in the areas of internal auditing, risk management and governance for SSQ Groupe Financier, Desjardins, the Auditor General of Québec and Ernst & Young. From 2012 to 2013 he was Secretary General of the Société immobilière du Québec, where he was responsible for major projects and corporate affairs. From 2013 to 2018, he was a municipal councillor for the borough of Rivières in Québec City.

    Mr. Julien has also been involved in his profession and his community for many years. He was a member of the organizing committee for the Junior World Downhill Skiing Championships held at Mont-Sainte-Anne and the Massif de la Petite-Rivière-Saint-François in the winter of 2013. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Institut des vérficateurs internes du Québec from 2009 to 2012, and coached the Rivières soccer club in Québec City.