Marc-Antoine Ladouceur, B.Sc, M.Sc.
Marc-Antoine Ladouceur, B.Sc, M.Sc.
Marc-Antoine leads project teams and is involved as project manager on sustainable development mandates, studies and evaluations.
He has over 20 years of experience working for large consulting firms, UNEP and government institutions (federal, provincial and RCM), including five years with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada (as part of the federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development team).
He has worked on multiple projects throughout Canada, France and West Africa, having to do with sustainable development performance audits, program evaluation, environmental impact assessments and regional planning.
Marc-Antoine holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in sciences. He is currently Lecturer at the Université du Québec à Montréal, teaching environmental assessment.
He is a member of the following groups:
International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA)
Association québécoise pour l’évaluation d’impact (member of the Board director member)
Secrétariat international francophone pour l’évaluation environnementale
Canadian Association of Geographers
Benoit has over 25 years of experience working on science-policy interfaces for research organizations in Canada and France to promote multilateral environmental agreements implementation in southern countries. As a project manager in the Observatoire de l’écopolitique (Canada), he supported Francophone countries in multilateral environmental agreements implementation. In addition, he led the communication and the development policy at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (Iddri) in Paris, created and directed the International Affairs Department of the Institute for Development Research (IRD) in Marseille.
Since 2019, Benoit is a senior International Consultant and international affairs advisor for the United Nations Science-Policy-Business Forum for the Environment. He accompanies public and private institutions through coaching, training and consulting in strategic changes and positioning in order to increase their impact and improve the integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their visions, actions and operations. Benoit is also involved in executive education with Kedge Business School (France), as well as coaching entrepreneur to increase their impacts by advancing sustainable lifestyles to address environmental issues and social inequity.
French and Canadian citizen, Benoit is bilingual (French and English). He holds a Masters degree in engineering science (Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, France), a post-graduate diploma in Environment and Prevention (University of Montreal, Canada), a master degree in Environmental Science (UQAM, Canada) and has completed the academic part of a political science Ph.D. program at UQAM. He is also a certified coach.
Jean-Philippe Waaub holds a Doctorate of Environmental Planning, a Master of Land Management and Regional Planning and an agricultural engineering degree.
He has been a Professor in the Geography Department at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) since 1993, and has been a full professor since 1999. He is a member of UQAM’s GEIGER [group for interdisciplinary studies in regional geography and environment], of FRQNT’s Strategic Clusters and of GERAD, the Group for Research in Decision Analysis (HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal, McGill, UQAM). He was Vice-Dean of Research at the Faculty of Human Sciences at UQAM from 2017 to 2020.
He has done research in Quebec (including in collaboration with First Nations), Canada, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean, focusing on environmental assessment systems, the application of decision-making tools for land, resources and environmental management, and energy and environmental planning. He conduct his research based on a multi-model approach, using an energy system optimization model and a collaborative multi-criteria multi-actor analysis model, coupled with a Geographic Information System (GIS).
Jean-Philippe is also director of E3SA Consultants, which provides decision aid support services for sustainable development and environmental assessment systems, and more specifically for natural resource management, energy development strategies and climate change mitigation and adaptation policies. E3SA and AUDITERRA work together on environmental assessment and land use planning projects.
Dan Lansana Kourouma holds a doctorate in environmental sciences from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He has more than 20 years of experience in international development, sustainable natural resource management, environmental assessment and global consulting.
He has participated in and led several studies and projects for a variety of national and international organizations in integrated climate risk assessment, climate change adaptation, ecosystem diagnostics and strategic environmental assessment for the energy sector.
He has also worked on multiple environmental impact assessment projects in West Africa and has drafted environmental and social management plans for programs launched by the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Since 2010, he has been the Director of Cabinet d’expertise multi-conseils en environnement et développement in Conakry (Guinea), a firm with whom AUDITERRA works on environmental assessment projects.
Gaétan Poulin has a master’s degree in environmental science, a bachelor’s degree in science with a concentration in physical geography, geomorphology and geomatics, and a certificate in management. His master’s thesis looked at how municipal zoning changed over time in relation to major changes to a territory’s primary occupations, natural risks and physical characteristics.
As Coordinator in the Geomatics Department at the Quebec Ministère des Transports, he worked on developing GIS tools for spatial analysis. He was previously a Geomatics Analyst for the Sureté du Québec, where he helped create a provincial database of natural hazard factors.
As a Geomorphologist, he worked on developing the Outaouais ecological reference framework and applying land use planning decision-making tools based on local and territorial administrative characteristics, such as the location of water intakes, logging roads and landfill sites.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics. Since 2006, he has participated in a Montréal-region municipal geomatics sharing group to pool geomatics solutions and strategies for land management. Since 2009, he has been a member of the Open Geospatial Consortium, which works to establish open standards and facilitate interoperability for geospatial information content and services. He has many years of experience working for major Quebec and international public and private partners in sectoral geomatics and data management.
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