Louis-Martin Richer

Senior Vice President, National and International Practices in Engineering, Construction and Surety, Marsh Canada


Louis-Martin Richer is Senior Vice President for the National and International Practices in Engineering, Construction and Surety Practices. Louis-Martin is a results driven executive who delivers business outcomes through collaboration and partnership with internal as well as external stakeholders. Drawing on his broad and deep legal, risk management and compliance knowledge and experience, Louis-Martin brings not only expert but also pragmatic solutions to business issues in global markets while successfully interacting and leading initiatives with diverse teams across the world.


Louis-Martin has Bachelor degrees both in Political Science and Law from University of Montreal. He is also an accredited commercial mediator. Before joining Marsh in October 2017, he served for over a decade as an executive for WSP Global Inc. and practiced law in top tier law firms in the commercial, insurance and construction sectors as a litigator. Louis-Martin is a sought-after speaker on matters such as risk management, compliance and professional liability. He has lectured at McGill University and at Bar of Quebec. In addition to participating in various industry committees and namely as member of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies’ contracts committee, he is the co-chair and a panel expert of the Canadian Center of Excellence for Anti-Corruption at Ottawa University. Also, Louis-Martin is very active in his community supporting a number of non-profit organizations. Finally, Louis-Martin is married and has two wonderful girls, Aude-Gabrielle (Gabby) and McKinley.