On October 20, 2022, Christopher Skeete was appointed Minister for the Economy and Minister Responsible for the Fight Against Racism. In his current mandate, the Minister is focused on reducing governmental red tape, SME growth and promoting “buy local” and “buy Québec” initiatives. In addition, he actively supports his colleague, the minister of Economy, Innovation and Energy, in deploying the government of Québec’s mandate to decarbonate the provincial economy. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in political science from Concordia University, Mr. Skeete began his career as a federal police officer in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and went on to draft national security policy in Ottawa. He subsequently decided to take on the challenges of entrepreneurship by cofounding a healthcare company. Mister Skeete holds a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Motivated by a desire to see Québec flourish and prosper, Mr. Skeete seeks to improve the quality of life of all Quebecers especially his esteemed constituency.