Project manager, optimization group, USNR
Pierre Bédard, is a forest engineer. He graduated from Laval University in 1990 in Wood Science and Technology.
He began his career at Maibec Industries from 1990 to 1996 as a process engineer. From 1996 to 2013 he was senior researcher, then Group leader of the Lumber Manufacturing Department at FPInnovations. His research work focused on improving the performance of sawmills using and developing the Optitek simulation tool. In 2013, he joined USNR as an optimization support specialist. He is now working as project manager in the optimization group for the implementation and upgrade of new optimization systems for sawmills.