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After leading the Shanghai Chapter in 2016, André-Philippe has returned as the Director of the Quebec Chapter, the position he assumed in 2013. He successfully grew the both Chapters by increasing their membership base, organizing numerous events, and coordinating the 2016 AGM in Shanghai.
André-Philippe Chenail founded his own music venue production company, Turbo Productions. Promoting French and English emerging music and recording artists through venues and videoclips, his company helped managed local bands. With a university degree in Secondary School Education, André-Philippe studied history, politics and international relations through his three years of experience teaching both Canadian History and Quebec's Contemporary World classes.
Jean-Philippe is responsible for member services and event management.
Prior to joining CCBC, Jean-Philippe worked at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing in the Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Service, where he supported the Embassy’s political and public affairs daily operations, and high-level visits including the Prime Minister’s first official visit to China.
Since 2004, Jean-Philippe has spent several years living in China, where he developed an extensive knowledge of the cultural, linguistic, political, and socio-economic landscape of the country and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole. He studied Mandarin at Chongqing University, lived in Hefei and Beijing, and travelled extensively throughout the country.
Jean-Philippe graduated from Tsinghua University with a Master’s Degree in Political Science, and holds a B.A. in International Development Studies from McGill University. He is fluent in French, English, and Mandarin, with advanced proficiency in Korean and Spanish.