Cédric de Chardon
Cédric de Chardon
Director of Policy Research, Research and Evaluation Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Cédric de Chardon is currently Director of Policy Research at the Research and Evaluation Branch of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). After studying economics, he worked in the private sector and then for the Quebec government. Finally, he joined the federal civil service, where he has spent the last 15 years. Cédric has worked on economic and social issues including social assistance, employment, natural resources, technology clusters and municipal affairs. For the past 12 years, he has focused entirely on immigration, working initially on selection and integration policies, before shifting his attention to research on official languages, as well as on social and economic integration and related data development. Cedric is also a former international student, a former permanent resident and now a proud Canadian citizen.