Hugo Bernier

Director of Consulting Services

Hugo Bernier is our Director of Consulting Services andĀ helps ensure that our teams not only deliver optimal solutions to our Point Alliance customers but that they also serve as trusted advisors.

Before joining Point Alliance, Hugo was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Prior to McKinsey, he co-founded a Microsoft partner consulting company, and has also worked as an independent consultant.

With over 30 years of experience in software development, Hugo combines his extensive technical expertise with his management consulting skills to deliver technology solutions and meet his client’s business needs.

As a certified SCRUM master, Hugo helps to ensure that solutions are delivered as efficiently as possible.

Hugo has worked in a wide range of industries in Canada, the United States, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Singapore, United Kingdom and many other countries.

Nowadays, he continues to travel for speaking engagements around the world, discussing SharePoint development, Office 365 and Dynamics 365.

Hugo actively contributes to the SharePoint Developer Community (a.k.a. SharePoint PnP) and has created many web part and application extensions samples. He has also created controls for the PnP reusable React controls for SharePoint Framework Solutions, the PnP Reusable property pane controls for the SharePoint Framework solutions, and created commands for the Office365-CLI.

When he is not working or contributing to the PnP community, he shares insight on SharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics 365, and Agile development on his blog.

Before moving to Ontario to learn English, Hugo grew up near Quebec city. In addition to his skills in project management and software development , Hugo is a passionate and talented chef. Prior to his IT career, he worked in the kitchens of multiple prestigious hotels and restaurants including the Chateau Frontenac, where he claims he learned his project management skills.