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Meet our team

GENEVIÈVE LECLERC, CMP

Co-founder

Geneviève has 23 years of experience in congress management and consultancy for associations.

She works as a facilitator, speaker and trainer with the association meetings industry. She’s passionate about applying design thinking and lean startup practices to accompany organizations through innovation, and her most recent work focuses on achieving greater social impact. When off work, she's an avid sailor who holds a Yachtmaster Offshore certification.

 She

Geneviève is the soul of #MEET4IMPACT, she carries the vision and engages the team along with her.

JACQUES BLANCHET

Co-founder

Social innovator who worked in a broad range of fields, from visual and performance arts to the development of standards. He was actively involved in the development of ISO 26000 — Guidance on social responsibility and ISO 20121 — Sustainable events.

He helps organizations find creative solutions to achieve their social responsibility goals. His work focuses on building consensus and managing change in order to maximize organizational outcomes. He’s an aficionado of meditation and fixed-gear biking.

He is the legs of #MEET4IMPACT, he converts concepts into applied operational procedures.

ALEXANDRA DESCOTEAUX

Project assistant

Alexandra is currently pursuing a master's degree in public and international policies at the University of Sherbrooke’s School of applied policies. She worked in different organizations, namely the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations, Doctors of the World Canada and Global Affairs Canada.

 

Because she's involved in all the projects, she's the hands of #MEET4IMPACT.

HASINA RAZAFINDRATANDRA

Collaborator

Dot connector, change maker and storyteller,  Hasina is passionate about human complexity, cultural diversity and the challenges of human development in organizations. Her mission is to re-enchant organizations. 

She is the voice of #MEET4IMPACT, she builds strong narratives for our clients.

Martijn is a speaker, award winning experience designer, creator of Event Storyboard and partner/consultant at Token.Agency. He is an expert facilitator in storytelling and design thinking techniques. He has been a though leader and creative mind in the international meeting industry for over 10 years. Martijn lives with his family in Amsterdam.

He is one of the extended arm of #MEET4IMPACT.

AMILIE PARENT, CPA, CA

Business advisor

With over 10 years of experience in both enterprise and advisory/auditory roles, Amilie currently oversees the financial, operational and business strategy at Showcare. With her business acumen, she is instrumental in supporting the continued growth of the company. She is passionate about contributing to the positive impact that organizations and events can have on their community, ecosystem and environment.

She is the bones of #MEET4IMPACT, she gives structure to the organization.

JACOB LILLY

Technology advisor

Jacob started his career as a developer and since then, he has leveraged his expertise and work ethic in order to lead research and development as Showcare’s CTO. With his background in scientific computing and customer-facing applications, he brings a unique perspective to the design, development, and maintenance of technology. Jacob is committed to continually push the boundaries of innovation when it comes to the development of customized solutions.

Jacob is the veins of #MEET4IMPACT, he keeps the information flowing.

CORINNE GENDRON

MOHAMED REDA KHOMSI

Researcher

Mohamed Reda Khomsi is a professor of Tourism Governance, event management and E-Tourism at the Department of Urban Studies and Tourism in the School of Management at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada. Holder of a Phd.D in urban studies, his research focuses on the impact of major events, analysis of the event framework, history of events, smart destinations and  governance models.

 

At #MEET4IMPACT, he is looking for best practices and conditions of success for best impact results.

Meet our team

GENEVIÈVE LECLERC, CMP

President and CEO

Geneviève has 23 years of experience in congress management and consultancy for associations.

She works as a facilitator, speaker and trainer with the association meetings industry. She’s passionate about applying design thinking and lean startup practices to accompany organizations through innovation, and her most recent work focuses on achieving greater social impact. When off work, she's an avid sailor who holds a Yachtmaster Offshore certification.

 She

Geneviève is the soul of #MEET4IMPACT, she carries the vision and engages the team along with her.

JACQUES BLANCHET

Vice-president and Associate research and policy

Social innovator who worked in a broad range of fields, from visual and performance arts to the development of standards. He was actively involved in the development of ISO 26000 — Guidance on social responsibility and ISO 20121 — Sustainable events.

He helps organizations find creative solutions to achieve their social responsibility goals. His work focuses on building consensus and managing change in order to maximize organizational outcomes. He’s an aficionado of meditation and fixed-gear biking.

He is the legs of #MEET4IMPACT, he converts concepts into applied operational procedures.

ALEXANDRA DESCOTEAUX

Project coordinator

Alexandra just received her master's degree in public and international policies at the University of Sherbrooke’s School of applied policies. She worked in different organizations, namely the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations, Doctors of the World Canada and Global Affairs Canada.

 

Because she's involved in all the projects, she's the hands of #MEET4IMPACT.

HASINA RAZAFINDRATANDRA

Collaborator

Dot connector, change maker and storyteller,  Hasina is passionate about human complexity, cultural diversity and the challenges of human development in organizations. Her mission is to re-enchant organizations. 

She is the voice of #MEET4IMPACT, she builds strong narratives for our clients.

MARTIJN TIMMERMANS

Storyteller

Martijn is a speaker, award winning experience designer, creator of Event Storyboard and partner/consultant at Token.Agency. He is an expert facilitator in storytelling and design thinking techniques. He has been a though leader and creative mind in the international meeting industry for over 10 years. Martijn lives with his family in Amsterdam.

He is one of the extended arm of #MEET4IMPACT.

AMILIE PARENT, CPA, CA

Business advisor and treasurer

With over 10 years of experience in both enterprise and advisory/auditory roles, Amilie currently oversees the financial, operational and business strategy at Showcare. With her business acumen, she is instrumental in supporting the continued growth of the company. She is passionate about contributing to the positive impact that organizations and events can have on their community, ecosystem and environment.

She is the bones of #MEET4IMPACT, she gives structure to the organization.

JACOB LILLY

Technology advisor and board member

Jacob started his career as a developer and since then, he has leveraged his expertise and work ethic in order to lead research and development as Showcare’s CTO. With his background in scientific computing and customer-facing applications, he brings a unique perspective to the design, development, and maintenance of technology. Jacob is committed to continually push the boundaries of innovation when it comes to the development of customized solutions.

Jacob is the veins of #MEET4IMPACT, he keeps the information flowing.

SEBASTIEN TURBOT

Board member

Until recently, Sebastien was the Executive Director at the New Cities Foundation, a global non-profit with a mission to shape a better urban world for all by fostering urban innovation and entrepreneurship. He leads global projects on key focus areas including smart cities, urban tech, placemaking, urban wellbeing, urban mobility, artificial intelligence, proptech and urban financing. 

At #MEET4IMPACT, he found a place to make another kind of change.

CORINNE GENDRON

Researcher

Corrine is a professor at the Department of social and environmental responsibility at the UQAM’s School of Sciences of management. She is a lawyer, a sociologist and holds an MBA.  Among other things, her work addresses the new regulations, social acceptability and the governance systems in the context of globalization. She is a member of the Academy of Technology and received the Legion of Honour (France).

At #MEET4IMPACT, she is looking for social impacts indicators and links to UN SDG's.

MOHAMED REDA KHOMSI

Researcher

Mohamed Reda Khomsi is a professor of Tourism Governance, event management and E-Tourism at the Department of Urban Studies and Tourism in the School of Management at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada. Holder of a Phd.D in urban studies, his research focuses on the impact of major events, analysis of the event framework, history of events, smart destinations and  governance models.

 

At #MEET4IMPACT, he is looking for best practices and conditions of success for best impact results.