Philippe Beauregard leads University Communications Services (UCS), the group that opens the channels of communication throughout the university and to the outside world. Guiding a team of communications, media relations, marketing, and digital communications professionals, Beauregard’s role is to:
- Devise and implement strategies that enhance Concordia’s reputation
- Develop the university’s key messages, define the tone of voice and maintain the integrity of Concordia’s brand
- Improve the communications between the university and its faculty, staff, students and their parents, alumni, the media and general public
Prior to his appointment in January 2010, he served as associate vice-rector, Communications at the Université de Montréal. He has held a number of senior management positions, including director, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at technology firm CGI and campaign director at Ketchum Canada. Beauregard also serves as a volunteer member of the Council of Trustees at Stanstead College, and of the boards of Les amis de la montagne and l'Institut du Nouveau Monde.
Beauregard holds an MA from the University of St Andrews.