André Lessard

André Lessard graduated from the Teccart Institute, École de Technologie Supérieure in Montréal, Canada. In 1984, he joined Hydro-Québec, where he has worked in several fields of activity. He started as a lineman in distribution and then obtained the position of expert technologist at Hydro-Québec Research Institute IREQ. He concentrated his expertise on transmission and distribution as well as in substations and power stations. For the last 15 years, he has been project manager of innovation distribution networks and holds three patents for inventions related to the modular and versatile remote manipulator.