Born in Shawinigan on January 11, 1963, he is the father of four children and son of Paul Auger, a plant operator. He also is the former MNA (2007-08) for Champlain riding.
He received a diploma at the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés of l’Université Laval, and then went on to earn a B.A|. in Business Administration at l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, before following a Master’s course in safety and industrial hygiene at UQTR.
At the professional level, he launched his business career in the 1990s as co-founder and owner of Deneco, a snow-clearing company, as well as heading l’Avant-scène, a show staging company. These two businesses allowed him to pursue another course, that of a consultant in business start-ups, from 1994-97.
At this point he re-oriented his career toward teaching. At Collège Laflèche de Trois-Rivières from 1998 through 2007, he was successively assistant co-ordinator in Hotel and Tourism, co-ordinator and Professor in Tourism techniques, co-ordinator and Professor in techniques of Hotel Management and interim co-ordinator in Continuing Education. Over the same period of time, he held several other positions including Administrator of the Board of Collège Laflèche; Administrator at the co-ordinating office at the pre-school centre, Les petits collégiens de Trois-Rivières, and with the Parc de la rivière Gentilly; and served as a committee member on the committee on work conditions for college lecturers; member of the Association des hôteliers du Québec; and member of the l’Association des restaurateurs du Québec via Collège Laflèche.
Pierre-Michel Auger made the leap into politics in 2007 through 2008 as a member of the ADQ, before joining the ranks of the Quebec Liberal Party. He served as Vice-President of Customer Relations and Operations of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec from 2009 to 2013. He is elected deputy of Champlain on the 7th of April 2014.