Mikaël graduated summa cum laude in 2002 from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, where he completed a License in Civil Law. He then went on to complete a Juris Doctor degree in Common Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Victoria. While studying at Uvic, Mr. Charette was a participant in an exchange program at the University of Oxford, England, where he undertook a rigorous program in International Intellectual Property Laws. He is a Québec certified lawyer. His education has been an ideal environment in which to develop bilingualism, multiculturalism and bijuralism. These are the foundations of the Canadian system, but also represent facets of the globalized world of today.
Mr. Charette has completed a master’s in law at the City University of Hong Kong with honors, where his research was mainly focused on International trade and Chinese Business Law. Coupled with his passion for international relations, law and Entrepreneurship he has a strong commitment to the community. He was a member of the board of directors of a Desjardins Bank from 1999 to 2002.
Mr. Charette has a long experience dealing with Chinese investors to Canada, Europe and USA and has been the Managing-Partner in China of an International Law firm from 2009 to 2015. He collaborated with major law firms and investment funds in Canada, USA and Europe on cross-border transactions, including financing and acquisitions of overseas entities. Mr. Charette was a lecturer at the Desautel management faculty of McGill University, as well as a lecturer on several forums about China, Entrepreneurship and globalization issues. He now leads Well Asia Group as president and is the COO of WEllfunded Enterprise an investment fund and is very proud to lead as Vice-President, International Investment the Fung Yu Group team in Shanghai. He also sat on various Boards of directors including, Canada-China Business Council, the HK Canada business Association, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, and the Institut Innovation Gatineau a regional incubator and accelerator.