Alex LeBlanc

President & CEO, New Brunswick Business Council

Alex is an executive leader with extensive experience in immigration, community growth planning, and labour market development. He has an excellent track-record of government relations and partnership-building with the private sector and industry associations. From 2014 to 2020, Alex served as Executive Director of the New Brunswick Multicultural Council (NBMC), where he was the provincial spokesperson on immigration, newcomer settlement and multiculturalism in the province.

At NBMC, Alex spearheaded several innovative projects that garnered national and international attention, including the New Conversations tour, which engaged 15 communities in forward-looking conversations about the economy, immigration, and each community's role in organizing to attract and welcome new residents. Alex has been a partner with the NB Business Council on multiple initiatives over the years, including the recent Turning Point virtual conference about New Brunswick’s post-pandemic future and the Economic Immigration Lab.

Alex has a bachelor's degree from the University of New Brunswick's Renaissance College Leadership Program. He is a passionate New Brunswicker and has been recognized for his leadership and community impact by being selected as one of the province’s 21 emerging leaders in 2014 and as one of 9 New Brunswick delegates for the Governor General of Canada's Leadership Conference in 2020.