Since joining the Wildlife Habitat Council in 2005, Josiane has occupied various positions within the organization, as Biologist, Director of Field Programs, Senior Director, Conservation Strategy & Planning, and, currently, Chief Operating Officer. Josiane focuses on the development of mechanisms and launch of industry strategies for corporations to embrace conservation as a tried and tested business value. With her team, she maintains a technical support system to translate this value into tailored contemporary conservation actions across the globe.
Josiane specializes in natural resources management in the mining industry, linear infrastructure planning and remediation projects. She balances her passion for biodiversity with participation in industry committees and focus groups, including the Board of Director of the Right-of-Way Stewardship Council. While attending Université du Québec à Montréal, Josiane received a Bachelor of Science in Ecology. Prior to joining WHC, she dedicated close to a decade to the field of emergency management before joining the timber industry as a scientific consultant.