President and CEO, LL.B, CFRE

A Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) attested by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Christian is also an “entrepreneur-athlete” with the École d’entrepreneurship de Beauce (EEB) and received professional training at the University of Indiana’s Fund Raising School.

Christian, a lawyer and member of the Barreau du Québec, began fundraising in Montreal in 1995. In 1999, he co-founded Jean Robert Nolet & Associés, which today is known as BNP Philanthropic Performance. 

Dedicated to fostering excellence and good governance within philanthropic organizations, he was part of the Comité de normalisation sur la gouvernance et les bonnes pratiques de gestion (committee overseeing the standardization of governance and best practices) established in 2011 by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec. He also sat on the board of the Association des professionnels en gestion philanthropique (APGP) from 2009 to 2013. He is a jury member for the competition “Personnalité 1er cycle universitaire de Forces Avenir”. Since 2019, he is a board member of the organization Innovations Scola (iScola).

In 2012, Christian was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his achievements and contribution. Since 2015, he has been a board member of the certificate program in philanthropy at the Université de Montréal (UDM).


  • Business development
  • Major fundraising campaing
  • Governance
  • Legal


  • Education
  • Health
  • Community
  • Arts and culture
  • Religious
  • Environmental
  • Sports and recreation