Paul Racicot graduated from the Institut maritime du Québec (IMQ) and sailed as navigation officer until 1990. After obtaining his Bachelor of Finance from Laval University, he took on a managerial role at the IMQ. In 2006, the Corporation of Lower St. Lawrence Pilots founded the Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre (MSRC) and Mr. Racicot was offered the position of Director to oversee the MSRC’s business development, operations, and activities. Paul obtained an MBA from the Université du Québec à Montréal in 2007. Throughout his career, Paul has served on several committees and is a member of different professional associations.