Louis-Thomas Drapeau

International development advisor

Louis-Thomas could benefit from the first and foremost conscious entrepreneurship initiatives since he graduated in 2001 from the elementary school Cœur-Vaillant, which later became the world’s first ECE. He discovered for the first time an interest for foreign cultures during his studies in the International education program of the secondary school De Rochebelle, from where he graduated in 2006.

Passionate for pure and simple entrepreneurship, Louis-Thomas gained professional experience in the field as early as in his first steps in university life. While he was only starting his undergraduate studies in business administration at Laval University, he successfully managed his own house painting business. After a six-months academic experience at the Tilburg University in the Netherlands, during which he seized the opportunity to discover parts of Europe and Morocco, Louis-Thomas worked for over six years within Classic Traiteur, a family business owned by his father. This is where he could develop various skills about the operations of a SME.

While backpacking in South America during four months, Louis-Thomas turned this trip to his advantage by learning more about the Spanish language and the Latin-American culture. He later improved his language skills through a microprogram at Laval University.

Louis-Thomas completed his M.B.A in international management in 2014. In May 2015, he took part in the Missions Commerciales program of the Laval University, by representing a Québec business in Mexico for three weeks. He became an international development advisor for Idea entrepreneurial education in the fall of 2016 while working on an end of studies project about the organization’s international perspectives.