Secretary General's Biography
Conrad Sauvé is Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Red Cross.
He joined the Society in 1999 as General Manager of the Quebec Zone and served nationally as Acting Chief Priorities Officer. He also served as National Director of Fund Development and Marketing for four years.
Mr. Sauvé has participated in missions to assess Canadian Red Cross projects and initiatives in Nicaragua and Honduras following Hurricane Mitch; Mozambique following severe flooding; Haiti for relief operations following Hurricane Jeanne; and Indonesia, as part of reconstruction efforts in areas hit by the tsunami of 2004. In Canada, he oversaw Quebec’s contribution to the Balkan Refugee Assistance program in 1999 and operations to welcome Canadian nationals returning from Lebanon in 2006.
For more than 15 years, Mr. Sauvé served as Director of Expansion and Community Development at the YMCA of Greater Montreal. . He served on the Board of Directors of the Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux de Montréal-Centre for seven years, including five years as President.
He is currently a board member of St Mary’s Hospital Centre, Montreal and has served on numerous committees, associations and executive boards.