Louis joined the The Conference Board of Canada in 1997, where he specializes in product development, and in macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis.
Since joining the Conference Board, Louis has launched several new initiatives. He was first responsible for the model design, empirical analysis, and marketing of the Metropolitan Outlook Service, including a quarterly economic forecast for large Canadian urban centres. In 2003, he launched the Canadian Industrial Outlook Service, analyzing economic and financial trends in large industries. More recently, he was Director of the International Trade and Investment Centre, which offers Canadian business leaders and policy-makers forward-looking analysis related to the implications of the ongoing restructuring of global production.
Louis is currently Director, Health Economics, for the Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care.
Louis is also a primary contact for contracts with external clients. He is an expert in health economics modelling and forecasting, and has been involved in numerous partnership projects that require database and model simulation expertise.
In addition, he is a speaker and a media spokesperson on topics related to health economics, international trade and investment, and the Canadian economy.