Jean-Philippe L. Messier
Founder and director of the MUWBR, Jean-Philippe holds a cynegetic and halieutic development technique diploma from Cégep de Baie-Comeau, a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from UQAR and a higher specialized stuy diploma (DESS) in eco-advisory from UQAC. His daring entrepreneurship mindset has allowed him to spearhead the shift MUWBR’s business model to a social economy model. He is recognized for his keen ability to develop an idea into an organized process and conclude successful partnerships. The vast network of the MUWBR was actually developed through his active involvement on the local, national and international scenes. He also works closely on a regular basis, with the First Nations, the Innu in particular.
PLANNING, MANAGEMENT AND MOBILIZATION | POLITICAL AND PUBLIC RELATIONS | INDIGENOUS MATTERS | STRATEGY DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION
Project Manager and Communications
(back in spring 2021)
(back in spring 2021)
In office since 2012, Eve earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing Communication at UQAM and has complementary formal training in sustainable development. She has extensive experience in the design of communication strategies, facilitation of collaborative processes and organization of events and dialogue-building activities. She is well-known for her sense of creativity, keen ability to synthesize and efficiency in everything that she undertakes.
DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND FACILITATION OF PARTICIPATORY STRATEGIES | DIALOGUE-BUILDING | PROJECT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT | COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
Carole-Anne has been leading the development and coordination of all the MU Conseils coaching projects since 2015. She also steered the periodic MUWBR evaluation process in 2017. She has a keen understanding of territorial issues and the main socio-economic, environmental and political leaders of the region. She stands out with her rational and analytical mindset, strategic vision and ability to set complex processes into motion. She has graduate training with a Master’s Degree in land use planning and regional development from Université Laval.
OPERATIONALIZATION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT | DECISION-MAKING TOOL DESIGN | STRATEGIC ANALYSIS | PROJECT STRUCTURING AND DEVELOPMENT
With a Master’s Degree in land use planning and regional development and a Bachelor’s Degree in international business administration from Université Laval and a tourism management technique diploma in hand, Guillaume is involved in Indigenous and northern research across Quebec. Having worked in both the Living in Northern Quebec research group and the Indigenous forestry teaching leadership chair of Université Laval, his wish to make a difference has been his motivation throughout his research projects and his choice to rise to new challenges on the North Shore by joining the MUWBR in 2018.
DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH | DEVELOPMENT OF THE TERRITORY AND PROTECTED AREAS | RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTARY ANALYSIS
With a Master’s Degree in nutrition, with a minor in project management in hand, Myriam has over 15 years of experience in the healthcare network, more particularly in the public health sector, where she implemented programs to respond to a number of issues. Well-known for her ability to forge strong inter-sector partnerships, she has a keen interest in every kind of participatory strategy that allow to bring together stakeholders from various sectors around common issues. Inspired by the MUWBR‘s mission and its main areas of action, she joined the team in 2018.
STRATEGIC ANALYSIS | PROJECT STRUCTURING AND DEVELOPMENT | TEAM MOBILIZATION
Customer Experience and Marketing Manager – Uapishka Station
Biologist, relations with Nothern Communities
With a Master’s Degree in Biology and a certificate in tourism management from Laval University, Virginie Chadenet has developed her own expertise, granting that human activities and cultures are an intrinsic part of the biodiversity of our world. She has extensive experience in project design, team recruitment and mentoring, community consultation, and workshop and training development and implementation. Virginie brings a solid and long-standing experience with Inuit communities. She stands out with her strong skills for coordination, mentoring and capacity building, and ability to facilitate multicultural team partnerships.
PROJECT DESIGN AND COORDINATION | CONSULTATION MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS | PARTNERSHIPS WITHIN NORTHERN COMMUNITIES