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About PECB North America

Who are we?

PECB (Professional Evaluation and Certification Board) North America provides all of PECB's key training and certification services in the Northern America market. PECB is an education, training and certification body for persons, management systems, and products on a wide range of international standards. As a global provider of training, examination, audit, and certification services, PECB offers its expertise on multiple fields, including but not limited to Information Security, Cyber Security, IT, Sustainability, Business Continuity, Service Management, Quality Management, Risk & Management, Health, Safety, and Environment. 

We help professionals and organizations to show commitment and competence with internationally recognized standards by providing this assurance through the education, evaluation and certiļ¬cation against rigorous, internationally recognised competence requirements. Our mission is to provide our clients with comprehensive services that inspire trust, continual improvement, demonstrate recognition and benefit society as a whole.


Our mission

Our team at PECB North America is made up of devoted people who are more than willing to provide our reselling partners with all the tools they need to succeed and to guide them through all the facets of operating as a PECB Reseller & Partner. 

At PECB North America, we focus on one key element: making sure to continually improve our service to our resellers. We want them to consider us as business enablers and helpers, as it is at the heart of our vision and business mindset.

Our role is to provide them with unparalleled assistance and effective tools to enable them to work independently to offer their clients professional, rewarding and successful PECB Training Sessions and PECB Management System Certification Services. 


Our CEO - General Manager

Active in the business world for over 30 years, including more than 10 years of experience in the ISO professional training and certification field, Eric  Lessard studied at HEC Montreal. He began his career in 1985 for the L’Oréal Group, moving forward to the pharmaceutical and consumer goods industries where he has held numerous senior management roles in the manufacturing, logistics, supply chain management and quality management under ISO MS environments.

In 2009, he joined Kereon Inc., which became the Quebec leader in Information Security training, as Vice-President of Business Development, and was promoted to the CEO role in 2014. The experience he gained at the helm of Kereon’s operations has highly contributed to nurture the interest he always had for information technologies and security.

In 2012, his increasing knowledge and market analysis led him to found Enquêtes Forensik, a Quebec company specialized in cyber-investigation and e-Discovery. In 2013, he obtained his Investigation license from the Bureau de la sécurité privée (BSP) in Quebec.

In 2016, he was appointed as CEO & General Manager of PECB North America, providing strategic leadership for the region’s market-leading and fast-growing operations. Mr. Lessard has a proficient understanding of the Canadian and American markets revolving around ISO Management Systems and standards.



















































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