Geneviève Brisson took up her position as Delegate General of Québec in Brussels on January 17, 2022. Prior to her appointment, she was employed as a senior director of global government affairs at Enerkem, a company offering high-tech solutions to produce advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals from non-recyclable waste.
Over the course of her career, Geneviève Brisson has occupied a number of strategic positions in government and institutional relations, as well as in business development in the energy and environment sectors, and in Indigenous affairs.
She previously worked for several major Québec energy industry players, including Hydro-Québec, one of the world’s leading producers of hydroelectricity; and Énergir, Québec’s main distributor of natural gas.
Ms. Brisson also boasts solid experience in the areas of government and policy. For instance, she worked as a political advisor at both Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development in Canada’s House of Commons and at the National Assembly of Québec.
Ms. Brisson’s diverse professional experience and her renowned engagement and leadership have earned her key roles in numerous networks and an appointment as co-chair of Conseil des entreprises en technologies environnementales du Québec (CETEQ). She has also served as a board member for several companies and organizations, including Écotech Québec (which represents clean technologies), SWITCH (alliance for a green economy), Association québécoise de production de l’énergie renouvelable (AQPER), and Connexion internationale de Montréal.
Geneviève Brisson holds a degree in political science from Université du Québec à Montréal and also completed a year in northern studies at the University of Stockholm.
Last update: September 29, 2022