Mylène Forget is President of a consulting firm that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2012, and has been at its head since the merger of her own firm with the family business in 2002.
Mylène focuses her energies on strategic communications, as well as issues and crisis management, while supervising the team’s work on various projects.
She began her professional career practicing law with a Montreal-based law firm. She then served as a press agent for a Quebec government ministry, and then as a consultant with Massy-Forget until 1999, when she founded her own company, which she helmed as president for three years.
Mylène is a member of the boards of directors of the Trans Canada Trail and Théâtre La Veillée. She led the Alliance des cabinets de relations publiques du Québec, which is comprised of most of the province’s major public relations firms, from June 2011 to June 2013.
Under her management, the firm was awarded numerous Equinox and Awards of Excellence, presented by the Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques and the Canadian Public Relations Society, recognizing the communications campaigns for Krispy Kreme, Saint-Joseph’s Oratory, ÉquiLibre, Industries Lassonde and Stationnement de Montréal.
She often speaks at conferences and moderates panels, particularly for the Canadian Institute, Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal, Canadian Public Relations Society, Les Affaires and Infopresse events. She also acts as an expert commentator for print and broadcast media, specifically La Presse, CBC radio and TVA.
Mylène holds an international B.A. from Jean-de-Brébeuf College and a Bachelor of Law degree from the Université de Montréal.
Ms. Forget joined the Trans Canada Trail Board in 2011.