In July 2018, Mr. Savard joined the Port of Montreal Authority and is now among the Business Intelligence and Innovation team. His mandate covers such things as research, performance monitoring, business analytics, market intelligence, traffic forecasting and the development of decision support tools, as well as leading several innovation projects, including an innovation accelerator in port logistics.
Prior to this, Mr. Savard worked for CIRRELT and University of Montreal on various public and private mandates related to transport and environment. There, he assisted professors in producing empirical studies, notably on the topics of navigation in the Arctic and navigation in the Saint-Lawrence River.
Simon Savard obtained a M.Sc. in geography (maritime transport) from the University of Montreal in 2017.