Luc Joli-Coeur has had a career as a consultant in urban planning and as a professional and manager in the Quebec government. In addition to a double major in economics and politics, he holds a master's degree in urban planning, a master's degree in business administration and a diploma in corporate governance. He was a political advisor under the governments of Jacques Parizeau, Lucien Bouchard and Pauline Marois and, Director of Alcoholic Beverages and Corporate Governance at the Quebec Ministry of Finance.
Luc served as economy and finance critic on the Green Party’s Shadow Cabinet and was the party’s candidate in Quebec City in the 2019 election. He ran again in last year’s election in the riding of Ahuntsic and served as president of the Quebec wing of the Green Party of Canada.
Since leaving the Quebec government, Luc has been involved in business and has contributed to the financing (as an accredited investor) of start-up companies that have an impact on accelerating the social, economic and ecological transition. He lives in Montreal and is the father of two young adults.