New CIA Associate Director, Public Affairs

Pascale Belleau, MA, MSc 

The CIA Head Office is pleased to welcome Pascale Belleau to the team as CIA associate director, public affairs.

With her rich experience in communication and public affairs in not-for-profit, scientific, and governmental organizations, Pascale will provide leadership support for the CIA public affairs strategy. She will oversee various internal and external communications and public/government relations efforts with members, politicians, government officials, business leaders, and decision-makers.

I am thrilled to join the organization and to support the CIA in public policy discussions," Pascale says. "Actuaries have a unique perspective and I look forward to highlighting how their specific and rare skill set can help provide important insights into key public and social challenges."


Fluently bilingual, Pascale holds an MA in communication from the University of Ottawa, an MSc in renewable resources from McGill University, and a BSc in biology from Université de Sherbrooke. She is currently completing an MBA from Laval University.

Prior to joining the CIA, Pascale was director of public affairs and communications at the Canadian Council on Animal Care, a national peer-review organization responsible for setting, maintaining, and overseeing the implementation of high standards for animal ethics and care in science throughout Canada.

Canadian Institute of Actuaries/Institut canadien des actuaires