Gilles Legault is Senior Counsel, Global Legal Affairs at CN in Montreal where he handles the insurance portfolio for CN and its subsidiaries and the legal affairs for CN’s Supply Chain Solutions Group. Prior to joining CN in 2000, he worked for the Ministry of External Trade of the Quebec Government (1986-1990) in Quebec City before joining the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Department of Foreign Affairs (1990-2000) in Ottawa. Gilles is past Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in North America (CILTNA) in Ottawa (2008-2011), and currently the Chair of CILTNA’s Quebec Chapter. In May 2016, Gilles was appointed International Vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport constituted in the United Kingdom. He is also a member of the Infrastructures, Transport & Logistics Committee of the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ) since 2009, and a representative for the rail industry on the Consensus-Building Forum on Maritime Transport of the Quebec Government. Gilles was appointed on the Board of directors of the Collège Jean de la Mennais in Laprairie in November 2015.
Within the LLS-LLSC family, Gilles sat on the National Board of Directors of the US Leukemia and Lymphoma Society from 2013 to 2016. Gilles previously chaired the Leadership Committee of the Light The Night Walk in Montreal. He was also corporate chair of LTN Walk in 2010. Gilles remains active on the Montreal LTN Walk Volunteer Leadership Committee.