Antoine Gauthier has been Executive Director of CQPV since 2009. He is Chair of the Heritage Advisory Committee, the museum institutions and archives of the Observatory of Culture and Communications attached to the Quebec Institute of Statistics. Mr. Gauthier is also a founding member of the Steering Committee of the UNESCO ICH NGO Forum, Ethics Task Force Leader, Task Force Leader on the Global Results Framework of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the World Heritage Intangible Cultural Heritage and member of the Working Group on Research within this same Forum. He participates in the Working Committee on Support to creation and socio-economic condition of the artists of the Ministry of Culture and Communications from Quebec (2017), is a member of the table Heritage & History of the Council of Culture of the regions of Quebec and Chaudière-Appalaches, and is director of the Quebec Council of Human Resources in Culture (Competence Culture). He holds master’s degrees in Philosophy from the University of Montreal and in International Relations (specialization in macroeconomics) from the Quebec Institute of Advanced International Studies at Université Laval.