Michel E. Belec is Senior Vice President, Legal Services with TELUS where he leads an international team of legal professionals dedicated to providing value-added strategic support on a broad range of corporate, commercial and investment transactions. His mandate includes providing tactical advice to TELUS’ domestic and international business units in support of corporate priorities and to create outstanding customer outcomes in the business market segment.
Michel also supports TELUS’ Corporate Secretariat office, is a trustee of TELUS’ co-managed pension plan and a director on various TELUS pension related boards and committees. His focus in these roles is on compliance, governance and investment performance as well as supporting effective decision making in a diverse environment.
Throughout his career, Michel has been a strong supporter of his community through pro-bono legal work, volunteering and serving on the executives of local charities. He is a current director of the TELUS Fund, an independent production fund that aims to enlighten health choices and a regular participant in the delivery of TELUS’ induction and learning programs as well as a mentor to various team members.
Michel holds a BA from Simon Fraser University and an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School. He is authorized to practice law in the Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario and completed senior leadership training with INSEAD, the Rotman School of Management and the Schulich School of Business.