Unreasonable Mentors

Claude Letourneau

President & CEO at Svante

Claude is an Unreasonable Fellow. Claude has participated in 1 program, including Unreasonable Impact Americas 2018.
Claude Letourneau is an industrial projects veteran who brings to Svante a broad range of experience leading large world-class projects. At ease bringing about change, Mr. Letourneau is leveraging his 30 years’ experience in advance technology development and commercialization to help steer the company to be a global leader in building a CO2 Marketplace. Previously, Claude held senior management roles with Canam Group Inc., SNC-Lavalin Inc., and Kontron Embedded Computers AG. He also founded two technology companies, Vaperma, Inc. (membrane-based gas separation) and Avestor Inc. (thin-film lithium polymer battery). These past experiences provide the necessary insight for the bilingual executive to forge new strategic alliances and partnerships with like-minded industry leaders and to guide the company’s scaling-up of the business with an aggressive time-to-market game plan. Claude received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering and a Masters in Chemical Engineering from University Laval, Quebec.