M. Abdel Kabir Belbsir has fifteen years experience in public relations and communications in Canada and internationally.
Ministerial counselor and political organizer at the provincial level, strategist in public relations for clients in private and public domains, he specializes in intercultural relations.
In 2006, Mr. Belbsir founded his public relations firm BAK Public Relations and in 2010 BMD Canada Group , specializing in the development of international business in the Middle East and in North Africa.
Over the years, M. Belbsir organized many private economic missions, trainings and conferences on cultural aspects in negotiations with Arabic-speaking countries.
At the military level, Mr. Belbsir has more than 12 years of service in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) as a Reserve officer . During those years, he served with the 4th Battalion of the Royal 22e Régiment (4th R22eR) as an infantry officer, and with the 5th Regiment of Military Police (41PPM).
In addition, Mr. Belbsir was also the executive assistant and aide-de-camp to the 2nd Canadian Division and Joint Task Force (East) Deputy Commander (Brigadier General - GCmdtA) from 2014 to 2017.
Mr. Belbsir's services were retained as Public Affairs Advisor (Contract) at the Canadian Department of Defense from 2015 to 2017. (Montreal).
At the academic level, Mr. Belbsir completed his undergraduate studies at the UQAM bachelor's degree in political science, and a degree in European law from Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University in France. He holds two graduate degrees: a Diploma in Advanced Studies Specialized in Public Relations ( D.E.S.S.) obtained in 2008 from Laval University, and a Master of Public Communications ( M.A. ) obtained in 2009 from the same university.
Mr. Belbsir completed its military qualification, Unit Public Affairs Representative Course (UPAR) , at the The Defence Public Affairs Learning Centre (DPALC) in 2012, and The Social Media Primer in 2017.