Consentia, it’s a network of collaborators with complementary skills. Political scientists, geologists, lawyers, sociologists, agronomists, economists, … Expertise combine to ensure an adequate response in the most efficient manner to the needs of our customers.
Elodie Le Grand – President and Lead Consultant
With a BA and a Masters in Political Science from the University of Quebec in Montreal, Elodie has over fifteen years of professional experience in project management and engagement with stakeholders, including ten years in the field of the protection of human rights and humanitarian intervention. Having worked in nearly 20 countries on behalf of various international organizations (UN agencies, International Committee of the Red Cross, International Bureau for Children’s Rights) on sometimes highly complex projects, Elodie is fully able of adapt to different contexts, to quickly understand the issues and risks, and to identify solutions that meet the needs. In Canada, she has worked for the private sector, the public sector (Ministry of Defence) and non-profit organizations. These experiences in various sectors of intervention allowed her to develop a unique approach when implementing the projects she is managing. Elodie speaks French, English, and Spanish.
Michel Le Grand – Natural Resources and Sustainable Development
Michel Le Grand holds a D.Sc. (Earth Sciences) and a Masters in Project Management (M.Sc.) He conducted for forty years his professional activities in the management of land resources – resources mineral and water – on the Americas, the Sahel and Central Africa. He has worked to improve the living conditions and health status of rural populations of the Sahel affected by global climate change and its impact on water and agriculture. His broad experience has benefited from its holistic project design development. Because he was encouraging the wide participation of local human resources during the project design phase and implementation, his projects have benefited from a real impact in terms of sustainable development. In Canada, Michel Le Grand conducted environmental studies in the Gatineau region for the National Capital Commission, Casiloc and other customers on water management for recreational and economic purposes (aquaculture). He also led the development of industrial minerals (talc) open pit mining in Quebec and Ontario.
Coline Camier – Social economy, equality between men and women, diversity management
Coline Camier is a sociologist specializing in discrimination and ethnic relations. She has always been interested by the issue of equality between women and men. She has experience in developing tools, information guides and has conducted research on various topics related to gender issues (systemic discrimination, violence experienced by women …). She has facilitated numerous workshops and conferences on access to equality in employment, the integration of women in male-dominated sectors as well as on gender and development in international development programs. She can also provide advice regarding non-discriminatory recruitment policies and the management of diversity in organizations. She has a wide experience on project management, team leading and management and on direct intervention with women. With an MA in International Studies, she has lead missions with youth and women, aimed at strengthening their capacity in social economy and local development. Convinced of the importance of partnership in the success of projects, Coline has developed a solid network of partners in the public and private sector here and in West Africa, in collaboration with the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) and the Department of International Relations and Francophonie.
Joumana Yachouchi – Gender and Development
Holding a Political Science degree and a Master of Public Administration specializing in International Management, Joumana Yahchouchi has worked for more than ten years in project management as well as on communication within non-governmental and community organizations. Education, socio-professional youth empowerment, food security, health, gender and sustainable development are the issues she masters and on which she has worked in Canada, Latin America and West Africa. The diversity of these experiences led her to work for organizations such as Oxfam-Québec, Carrefour International and CARE Canada, where she was always looking for real and sustainable impact. The projects she has worked on were financed by United Nations agencies (UNICEF, UNHCR, UNFPA), private foundations, or the private sector. Proactive, rigorous and accommodating, Joumana speaks French, English, Spanish, Portuguese and holds some notions of Arabic.