”FG8 was founded on the belief that leaders need to be better equipped to face our changing world.Francis GosselinPresident
To support organizations and their leaders as well as decision makers in understanding, planning and executing complex strategic projects.
By working hand in hand with the leaders of some of the most innovative and prestigious companies in the world since 2015, we have developed a deep understanding of the role that strategy, innovation, change management and leadership must play in business models.
Who are we? Meet the people behind FG8.
His doctoral thesis was on bureaucratic creativity in international organizations. In France, he was editor-in-chief and then editorial director of La Gazette Cournot, a monthly economic, political and social news magazine. At the same time, Francis was also the Creative Community Manager of MosaiC HEC Montréal. For 3 years, he was the co-founder of a Montreal-based strategic consulting firm. He also participated in the organization of Creative Mornings Montréal events in 2014. Writer, blogger and speaker, he is an ambassador of the C2-MTL business conference.
Francis is an expert in executive training. He has elaborated and facilitated workshops on innovation, creativity, collaboration, failure in business, teamwork and much more. In October 2015, he created FG8, a management consulting organization.
Through major projects, Marie-Amélie has developed an expertise in strategic and financial business recovery. She has been working as a consultant for public and para-governmental organizations for 15 years, thus becoming a specialist in organizational development, economic analysis and new markets expansion strategies.
Since 2013 he has held consulting roles focusing on the business and media strategies of many firms including the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Mutek, the National Film Board of Canada, the Business Development Bank of Canada, the Phi Centre, Real Ventures and many others. He sits on the Montreal Symphony Orchestra’s Digital Strategy Committee.
He regularly works in Canada, and also in France, in the United States and other parts of the world in multicultural environments. He also has a significant experience in management, marketing and sales at key positions in consumer goods companies of international scope.
Training, which was his management style during his years in business, has become his sole activity. At every occasion, He aims at a real and solid development of competence and attitude within specific and strategic business contexts.
Passionate about strategy and organizational development, she focuses on internal and external business relationships, collaboration and multidisciplinary perspectives in order to bring organizations to understand where they stand and to draw a cohesive future.
Kim joined FG8’s team in 2017 and was involved in projects for customers such as Lune Rouge, City of Montréal, FailCamp Montréal and partners in the United States.
An internship with Concept B, a company in events organization, allowed Sara to participate in the development and establishing of a communication plan for a major event. Then she was granted the position of Director of communications and marketing for the Ôplant Urban Farms, a start-up in technological agriculture. Thanks to this multidisciplinary experience, Sara now has several complementary skills in communications, marketing and business development.
It is important for Maude to implicate herself in projets she believes in : she has been Student Representative of the Association étudiante en communication publique, she has participated in the realization of the events Brave and has been volunteering for several years for the Fondation ressources pour les enfants diabétiques. She is also the coordinator for FailCamp, an initiative co-founded by Francis Gosselin to legitimize failure in all spheres of society.
Globetrotter at heart, she participated in several student exchange programs that led her to study in Spain, Argentina and Colombia.
Ismaël has worked as an artist manager and producer in the music industry and because of his interest in communications and corporate branding, he has also worked as a community manager and content creator.
He is particularly interested in real estate, architecture and new technologies.