Michel Filion

Michel Filion

Public Management Expert

Michel Filion is a public management expert with over 25 years of global experience. He specializes in diagnostics, audits, project implementation, and results-based public budgeting. His expertise also spans gender-sensitive budgeting and senior management training. With a practical teaching approach, he has shared his insights across various nations. Since 2005, Michel has partnered with 65 governments in over 35 countries.

As an expert with the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP), Michel collaborates with Tunisia’s Ministry of Finance and its Central Unit for Budget Management by Objectives (UGBO) to promote gender equality and gender-sensitive budgeting. He emphasizes integrating gender considerations into budgets for enhanced equity and policy impact. He develops practical guides, offers training, and facilitates change management.

Michel’s influence extends worldwide. In Africa, he collaborated with the World Bank Group and national governments. In South America, he consulted on Results-Based Management for a Canada-Peru project. Across Asia, he champions innovative gender-integration techniques in budgeting, already authoring three guides on the subject. Recently, he orchestrated a significant initiative involving Amazon basin communities in a multi-million-dollar program design. He partners with First Nations like Anishinaabe, Mi’kmaq, and Pekuakamiulnuatsh in Canada. Since 2018, he has merged traditional facilitation with Civic-Tech in Quebec, mobilizing audiences to establish outcome indicators for research funding tied to societal challenges.

Michel Filion is completing his Ph.D. in Political Science and holds a the Diplômes d’études supérieures spécialisées (DESS) in Management.