Pierre began as Executive Director in September 2015. Previously, he has worked in external relations for the AMS at UBC and in international relations for the Quebec government. He has served or is serving as a volunteer and board director for a number of non-profit organizations, including the Stanley Park Ecology Society. He received a PhD in Comparative History from Brandeis University in Massachusetts.

The Executive Director ensures that the goals of the Society, as set in its by-laws, strategic plan and Council, are met in a timely fashion. He provides oversight and direction for its daily operation and works collaboratively with a team of elected student directors and standing committees. He is responsible for supervising the work of a number of dedicated, talented, unionized part-time staff members.