Luc St-Pierre is the Chief of Space Applications division at the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. He manages the activities of the Program on Space Applications and the implementation of Access to Space for All. From 2005 to 2012, he was Senior Geographic Information Systems Officer with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva. From 2000 to 2005, he served at the Regional Seas Program of the UN Environment Program in the Caribbean.
Prior to joining the UN, Luc St-Pierre acted for 10 years as a Specialist in the management of geospatial information on various projects with government authorities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. In 2006, he graduated from the University of London, with an M.Sc. in Environmental Economics. He is also an M.Sc. in Geography from the University of Sherbrooke in Canada. Luc St-Pierre is from Québec in Canada and is conversant in English, French, and Spanish.