Jeanne Charbonneau has obtained 3 master’s degrees and has studied in 7 countries. As a social entrepreneur, she has been working with companies and organizations on projects in the field of sustainable development for over fifteen years. She has been involved in Ashoka Quebec, Vire-Vert, Roulons Vert, the Senegalese Association of Environmental Students, the Mauritian branch and the youth section of the Canada Green Building Council, the Escouade énergie CCTT of Quebec, and 2 Turtle Lake guesthouses. She has also been a part-time member of BAPE (Occasional Commissioner) and has held executive positions at Vire-Vert, Roulons Vert, the Green Municipal Fund and the City of Shawinigan. Jeanne co-founded and now leads the Escouade énergie, a group of 15 TACs supporting Quebec in its energy transition. She currently holds a part-time position as a leader in business development and marketing at CNETE, whose mandate is to conduct applied research and provide environmental technologies to companies. Jeanne has received several awards, including the Michel Jurdant Air and Climate Change Award from The Environment Network as well as the McConnell Foundation’s Canadian Social Innovation Award. She is very involved in tourism associations within her region, and chairs the Mauricie Committee of Réseau Environment and the FAQDD, which manages the Écoleader Fund.