Mike Cloutier is an accomplished business leader and advisor with over 40 years in the Life Sciences sector. He is well respected for his leadership skills, business acumen, coaching and mentoring accomplishments.

Over the past 25 years, Mike was General Manager, President and CEO of five major pharmaceutical firms and one Not for Profit organization, the Canadian Diabetes Association (now Diabetes Canada).

In 2017, Mike founded a Canadian based global consulting practice, Accelera Canada Ltd. Accelera Canada provided unique and unparalleled “one stop support” to US and European based biotech/pharmaceutical companies exploring commercial entry to Canada. In July of 2021, Accelera Canada was acquired by Eversana Life Sciences Services.

Over the past 4 years Mike has evolved a more entrepreneurial profile and engaged in the start-up of a number of Life Sciences related companies and has most recently invested in BridgeBright to provide advice and guidance to this exciting start up. His focus will be exclusively in recruitment and leadership.