Marc Lafontaine is a Science Advisor with the Chemical Emergency Management and Toxicovigilance Division (ChEMTD) at Health Canada. ChEMTD’s mission is to provide leadership and coordination for toxic exposure events of public health concern such as chemical mass casualties events resulting from industrial accidents, terrorism, poisoning outbreaks and environmental health disasters. Marc’s professional achievements include leading the publication of the Guidance for the Environmental Public Health Management of Crude Oil Incidents (2018) and contributing to the creation of the Toxicogivilance Canada network, the Canadian Surveillance System for Poison Information (CSSPI) and the Toxicology Laboratory Response Network (Tox-LRN). Marc also leads the emerging Canadian Disaster Research Response (CanDR2) initiative which aims at improving pan-Canadian capacities to timely collect data and execute population health scientific investigations in the response and recovery timeframe of environmental health disasters. Marc holds a Masters Degree in Chemistry from Carleton University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa.