Régis Labeaume holds a Sociology Degree from Université Laval. He was elected for the first time on December 2007 and became the 37th mayor of Quebec. He was reelected in 2009 and 2013 at the head of the majority party.
Before becoming mayor, Régis Labeaume led the Entrepreneurship Foundation and worked for several years in the field of technological innovation in the Quebec City region, occupying managing positions in several high-tech companies.
Régis Labeaume was co-owner of Rehabilitation Québec inc., a physical rehabilitation company. He was founding president of the Société Minière Mazarin (1985-1993), Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Asbestos Company, President of the Board of Bell Asbestos Mines
Throughout his professional career, Régis Labeaume got involved in the social and cultural world of the region and the city of Quebec. He has also been a member of several boards, including the Quebec City Summer Festival and Hydro-Québec.
Régis Labeaume is 60 years old, he is married to Louise Vien and is the father of 3 children.