David Boudreau

General Director, Medical Devices Director, Health Products and Food Director - Santé Canada

David Boudreau has a biochemistry degree and a chemical engineering degree from the University of Ottawa. At the university, he did lab work at the National Research Council. He worked for 3 years at i-STAT, as a Process Engineer. He then joined the Patent Office at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office in Jan 2004, as a Patent Examiner, where he specialized in diagnostic devices. He worked for 4 years at the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages and came back in 2014 to the Patent Office, as Director. In Jan 2018, he joined Health Canada. He is currently the DG of the Medical Devices Directorate.