Sonia Gagné was named President and CEO of RECYC-QUÉBEC in January 2018. She previously held the position of Vice-President, Operations Performance since 2016, where she ensured the continuous improvement of operations and customer service while playing a key role in positioning the Corporation as an essential player in waste management in Quebec. From 2012 to 2015, she took on various mandates for the government corporation as senior advisor in organizational development.
Before joining RECYC-QUÉBEC, Ms. Gagné accumulated more than 25 years of rich experience as a consultant in business process optimization, training and facilitating, both in Quebec and abroad, with private and public organizations. She was also a lecturer at École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS).
Over her career, Ms. Gagné developed superior skills in consulting and mobilizing various actors around shared goals, while favouring an approach that integrates processes and human factors.
Ms. Gagné has a Bachelor’s degree in psychosociology from UQAM. In 2020, she was certified as an administratrice de sociétés certifiée (ASC), which is the university certification in corporate governance from the Collège des administrateurs at Université Laval.
In addition to her role at the helm of RECYC-QUÉBEC, she is involved as a board member of the Espace de concertation sur les pratiques d’approvisionnement responsable (ECPAR) and the Fonds d’action québécois pour le développement durable (FAQDD). She also sat on the board of the Canadian Association of Tire Recycling Agencies (CATRA) from 2017 to 2019.