Over the past 14 years, Lionel Laroche has provided job search and career management services to over 25,000 people on four continents. Lionel specializes in helping technical professionals and organizations reach their professional objectives in rapidly changing and unfamiliar environments. He has written two books, “Managing Cultural Diversity in Technical Professions” and “Recruiting, Retaining and Promoting Culturally Different Employees”, which have both sold over 5,000 copies.
Lionel has worked with many organizations in the resource and energy sectors (Syncrude, Total, ConocoPhillips, Kinross Gold, Goldcorp, etc.) as well as engineering consulting firms (SNC-Lavalin, WorleyParsons, etc.). His work makes extensive use of his 12 years of international experience as a product / process development engineer.
Born in France, he obtained his “Diplôme d’Ingénieur Polytechnicien” from the Ecole Polytechnique de Paris, France and his Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California, USA.