Julien Geremie is Executive Director with the Conseil de la cooperation de l’Ontario. He is responsible for providing support to over a dozen start-up co-operatives and social enterprises across Ontario, more specifically in the fields of agriculture, education, rural development, health, succession planning and much more. Julien works collaboratively with hundreds of partner organizations and he has a great knowledge of Ontario’s economic, social and cultural ecosystems.  He is a guest speaker at various workshops and congresses both in Canada and abroad. He is also Administrator of the Association of Cooperative Educators, the co-chair of the Ontario Social Economy Roundtable, Board member with the Radio Co-op in Toronto and the Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario, member of the Ontario Government Social Impact Measurement Taskforce and the Community Benefits Group, member of the provincial and national government relations committees for the co-operative sector and more. He received in 2018 the Canada’s Emerging Cooperator Award. Julien was also Head Delegate of a Canadian delegation to Japan during the 2016 G7 Summit. Julien holds a master’s degree in Political science (M. Sc.) from the University of Montreal.