Paul Fortin is the National Director, Business Development — International for BLG. He is responsible for the development and execution of the Firm's International Business development strategies, and for sourcing new, and managing existing clients in the United States, United Kingdom, Asia Pacific and as well other markets. As it relates to Asia, Paul leads a Business development team that is responsible for generating new China-to-Canada bound business, and the expansion and maintenance of existing client relationships through the Firm's Beijing office.
As it relates to the international diplomatic community, Paul works in a multi-faceted role to assist Diplomatic Missions with market entry support for trade missions and political delegations.
His industry expertise includes working with private and publicly traded companies in the Life Sciences, Information Technology, Defence, Aerospace, Renewable Energy, Real Estate and Natural Resources (Oil & Gas, Mining and Forestry) sectors. Paul is also responsible for the business development strategies associated with the firms Life Sciences and Government Relations groups.