Over the past 25 years, Luc Lapointe has been working closely with and for the not-for-profit sector in sectors such as banking reform, vaccine preventable diseases, immigration, international development, financial literacy, health, agriculture, and innovative financing. He has managed to influence public policies at the international, national, and local level.
During that period of time, he had the opportunity to meet with several international public figures to discuss funding of development needs. He was also published in Policy Options on the topic of Immigration and Development and most recently by the University of Lisbon as part of an international publication for the 2011 European Year of Volunteering. His research proposal on innovative financing for development was nominated for a Global Development Award in 2011 by the Global Development Network (GDNET). Most recently his initiative as won a major money prize as part of a National Geographic, Ashoka Changemakers, and IADB contest. Luc teaches international cooperation for post-graduate students at the University Javeriana as well as University Libre in Cali.
He has chaired several national consultations on integration of foreign trained workers in the workplace as well as literacy in the workplace.
Luc is currently leading a private strategy for the post-conflict in Colombia. He is also leading a global alliance to make private aid flows more effective and efficient. Luc manages several business relations in Latin America. Luc was one of the few finalists that qualified two consecutive years for the 2014 and 2015 Hult Prize.