Max Brault

Max Brault

Vice President, Strategy & Operations
BDO Canada

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Max Brault is a bilingual legislation and policy leader with almost 20 years of progressive public-sector experience. His work has focused on employment equity, the advancement of workplace accessibility, and career development for people with disabilities. Brault helped to guide the federal government toward new and progressive accessibility legislation, Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act (the Act). In his 20 years of progressive service, he has worked in employment equity and accessibility across Correctional Services Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Infrastructure Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and the Public Service Commission. Through these unique experiences, he was able to leverage a diverse set of skills and a network of relationships with Deputy Ministers, Departmental Executives, federal employees, and other government departments. During his career, Max has gathered numerous awards and recognition from the federal government for the work he has completed and the positive impact he has made. Notably, he was a Recipient of the Diamond Jubilee Medal and has been awarded The Correction Service Canada Award of Distinction and the Michelle C. Comeau Human Resources Leadership Award. He is also the author of the paper “Interdepartmental Forum of Persons with Disabilities: A Dialogue for Action.” In September 2019, Max began a business venture with BDO Canada as a Vice- president of Strategy and Operations with the firm. In this position, he will continue his endeavors, guided by the following vision: To build community by showing the world that Canadians with disabilities contribute to society―and to successful business ventures