EugÃ¨ne is a mining engineer by training, a public servant by commitment and change catalyst by choice. His is a leadership that strives to turn impossibilities into possibilities and gravitates around continuous talent development, performance management and societal renewal. He is passionate about collaborative leadership and corporate social responsibility as well as responsible natural resources development and fair trade.
EugÃ¨ne is a senior advisor in the strategic planning and reporting division within the science and policy integration sector of Natural Resources Canada. In that capacity, he coordinates departmental responses to management accountability assessments and liaises with the Treasury Board Portfolio on modern management practices. He has contributed to the corporate planning network and the guide to planning and reporting as well as to oral and written briefings to senior executives on policy and program delivery. He is a member of the interdepartmental network on management excellence.
EugÃ¨ne researched sustainable technology transfers to developing countries and has written articles on the Kyoto Protocol. He has promoted greater uptake of green heating and cooling systems and other renewable energy solutions. He has also contributed to Canadaâ€™s report on Energy and Sustainable Development submitted to the CSD-14. He provided inputs to a series of studies of Canada by both the International Energy Agency and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).