Get to know our experts
Targe has one of the most talented
teams of experts and instructors
Get in touch with them today!
Get to know our experts
Targe has one of the most talented teams of experts and instructors in the industry. Get in touch with them today!
Our risk management experts
Risk management expert
Michel Pérusse is a key Targe partner with over 30 years experience in occupational health and safety. A respected name in the field, Michel is a teacher, speaker, and author and has his own unique way of handling current OHS challenges. Michel has worked with thousands of managers to promote a culture of workplace safety and is pursuing his mission at Targe by developing exclusive content to help managers make informed decisions about risk management.
Martin Ruel, MBA
Vice President and Cofounder
Martin Ruel devotes most of his time to business development in Quebec and abroad. Between 2009 and 2012, Martin spearheaded efforts to grow Targe’s global operations by expanding to Asia. He founded the CERM division (Canadian Emergency and Risk Management) in the Philippines, the largest training centre in Southeast Asia. Martin has also put his risk management skills to work on a number of large-scale projects. His integrated vision of safety and risk management is the driving force behind Targe’s ongoing growth and development.
President and Cofounder
Bernard Bélair’s mission is to ensure Targe’s vision and values are shared throughout the organization and communicated to customers. As the custodian of Targe’s corporate culture, Bernard is the backbone of the company and an inspiring leader. Since 1997, he has been overseeing commercial and operational activities in the aim of helping to protect industries and sharing Targe’s expertise.
Pierre Pilon, MEnv, BEd, BSc
Director of International Expertise and Training
Pierre Pilon is an expert in industrial risk management and an instructor specialized in emergency response. He is a key member of the Targe team. With over 15 years experience at Targe, Pierre has honed his skills and developed a 360º approach to risk management. Pierre is without a doubt one of the most qualified experts in the country. His knack for analysis and his dedication to improving the safety of his customers makes him a committed, results-driven partner.
Tactical Team Manager
Mathieu Monette has years of team management experience and hundreds of interventions under his belt. As head of our tactical teams for over ten years now, Mathieu’s mission is to make sure all interventions run smoothly in order to optimize customer protection and safety. Mathieu leads Targe’s tactical teams with diligence, professionalism, and flair.
Léo Charest, Eng.
Léo Charest is passionate about innovation. He helps customers protect themselves more effectively against risk through scientific research and the experimental development of equipment and emergency response procedures. Since starting at Targe, Léo has overseen numerous projects, including a wood-burning fire simulator that reproduces real fire conditions and is used for training emergency responders. The simulator, which was designed using CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) combustion modelling, combines gas and wood in an innovative way. Léo is a key member of the team and is valued for his unique skill set, his versatility, and his keen mind.
Our experts share their knowledge on outsourcing and risk management.