Mr. Hamel joined Vanstar’s Board of Directors in 2018 and subsequently contributed to various projects and roles related to business development and public relations. During this period, the company experienced strong growth to position itself as one of the most promising gold projects in Canada. In August 2020, he was appointed interim CEO of the company to lead the company in its period of management transition.
Mr. Hamel is an Associate Researcher at the Montreal Economic Institute, an independent public policy think tank focused on proposing reforms based on market principles and entrepreneurship. He is also an invited lecturer at ESG+ UQAM and École des Dirigeants HEC Montréal.
Mr. Hamel is a member of the Advisory Committee on Technological Innovation of L’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (Quebec Financial Markets Regulator) since 2017.