Saul Polo is the MNA of the electoral division of Laval-des-Rapides since April 2014.
The holder of a Business Administration degree from HEC-Montreal as well as two diplomas from McGill University, Saul Polo has 14 years of experience in finance and international commerce. In April, 2007, he co-founded the Chambre de commerce latino-américaine du Québec (CCLAQ), a body dedicated to the economic development of Quebec’s Latin community as well as the promotion of business connections between Quebec and Latin America. He has served as president and general manager of the body since February, 2013. Thanks to his efforts, the CCLAQ established agreements and partnerships with the SAJE Accompagnateurs d’entrepreneurs; with the CRĒ de Montréal, the Club de recherche d’emploi Montréal Centre-Ville (CREMCV) and the Regroupment des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec, and as a result the CCLAQ was awarded the prize “Jeune Chambre de l’année.”
Mr. Polo is renowned for his involvement as an administrator. In November 2013, he was awarded the prize for top 10 influential Hispano-Canadians as selected by HispanicBusiness.ca. In January of the same year, he was named by the Média Mosaique communication agency as among the top 20 in diversity for Quebec for 2012. In July, 2012, he was a laureate of the Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award, awarded by the Office of the Governor-General. And in June 2012 as the gala of the Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec, he received the prize for Administrator of the Year.
His involvement in culture as co-President of Jeunes leaders du Centre Segal des arts de la scène, saw him named a finalist for the Prix Arts Affaires de Montréal 2012, in the Category of Business Volunteers. Over recent years, Saul Polo has promoted projects that favour business newcomers, diversity and culture.