Monique Sauvé is an experienced businesswoman and an accomplished manager who has resided in Laval for more than 25 years. She holds a DEC in Psychology (1978), a BA in Behavioral Psychology (1981) and a graduate degree in Management (1985) from McGill University. Until recently, she was the director of the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Laval and President of the Réseau des carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec.
In 1987 she created Personnel Métro, an employment placement agency. She was president of the company from 1987 to 1996 and provided services to such notables as Clairol Canada, Sports Experts and Pharmaprix. In 1997 she founded the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Laval providing leadership since its inception. In 2007 she was named president of the Réseau des carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec, a position she held until being named the Quebec Liberal Party candidate for the riding of Fabre in the 2015 by-election.
Monique Sauvé remains involved in her community most notably in matters related to reducing school dropout rates, entrepreneurship and the fight against poverty. From 1993 to 1995, she contributed to the advancement of women in business through her involvement in the Montreal regional management of the Réseau des femmes d’affaires du Québec. During her mandate, the number of businesswomen in Montreal east doubled, earning her recognition throughout the territory.
As President of the Conseil régional des partenaires du marché du travail since 2003, she has demonstrated both her understanding of the realities of the labour market and her ability to bring a variety of partners together to find solutions to issues relating to the labour market. In this regard she also works to promote the integration of immigrant communities through the creation of comités adéquation formation emploi et clientèle immigrante.