Frédéric Dugré graduated in 1996 from Laval University in Quebec City with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering. In 2000, he co-founded H2O Innovation with the goal of taking part in the consolidation of the water treatment industry. Mr. Dugré has more than 20 years of experience in the management, financing and business development of publicly traded companies. His expertise in financing and marketing of clean technologies and his passion for the water treatment industry were instrumental for H2O Innovation’s growth. Among the different business recognition that H2O Innovation received through the years including the award of Water Company of the Year in 2020 by the GWI, Mr. Dugré was named twice among the top 25 Water Leaders in 2017 and 2021 by the WaterWorld Magazine. During 5 years, M. Dugré has served as a board member of the Canadian Sciences & Technologies Museum in Ottawa. Since 2016, he is supporting entrepreneurship and innovation through the crowdfunding platform the “Ruche Québec” as a board of Director.