The Board of the Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet) is pleased to announce that Emmanuel Bertand-Gauvin has been named Director for a term ending at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
Emmanuel Bertrand-Gauvin is the person in charge of the Business Women Services at the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Economic Development Commission (FNQLEDC, cdepnql.org).
The objective is to mobilize women and interested parties and to accompany them in the implementation of strategies that will make a difference in diversifying economic opportunities.
More generally, his work seeks to optimize the local, regional and national resources to help improve the living conditions of First Nations people. Consultation, mobilisation and innovation are the key issues.
He has worked for the Makivik Corporation in Nunavik (makivik.org).The Corporation mandates ranges from social economic development to improved conditions of Nunavik Inuit. He also worked several years for a nonprofit Publishing company.
He has a Master’s Degree in Economic Anthropology, specializing in the practices of pension fund managers and more generally on the redistribution of wealth.
Board membership is open to all CCEDNet members, with at-large Director positions elected each year. If you are interested in joining the Board, contact us or watch for the annual call for Board nominations, which is usually sent to members in February.