Dr. Monique Dubé

Dr. Monique Dubé

Biography

Dr. Monique Dubé, Executive Director, Canadian Mountain Network

Dr. Monique Dubé is an executive leader and environmental scientist with over 25 years experience in executive management, environmental science, research and education, multi-stakeholder negotiations and collaborations, environmental monitoring, policy and regulation, development of decision support systems, and strategic assessment of environment issues with specialization in cumulative environmental effects assessment. Her strength is in finding solutions to complex, high profile, nexus environmental issues utilizing her experience and strong relationships with governments, industry, academia, Indigenous communities and the private sector.

Dr. Dubé has published over 250 contributions and is a recognized expert in the field of cumulative effects assessment, environmental monitoring, and ecotoxicology. She has worked with municipalities, the energy sector, pulp and paper, base metal and uranium mining, agriculture and forestry. Her work has influenced policy and regulation, developed landmark agreements between industries, governments and Indigenous communities, ensured emergency preparedness and community protection, and resulted in development and commercialization of innovative technologies.

Dr. Dubé’s professional background includes President of Cumulative Effects Environmental Inc, Executive Director of the Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Monitoring Program, Chief Environmental Scientist at the Alberta Energy Regulator,  Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Environmental Director at Shell Canada and Total E&P, and Research Scientist at Environment and Climate Change Canada. She has served on scientific advisory panels for the United Nations Environment Programme, UNESCO, and Canada/U.S. partnerships and is a recipient of a United States National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, 10 Year Award of Excellence in Science, Alberta Energy Regulator Award of Excellence (Fort McMurray Fire Recovery Team), a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Synergy Award, was Canadian Geographic Scientist of the Year, and is a YWCA Woman of Distinction. Monique is passionate about supporting Indigenous communities, advancing women in science, is a licensed Emergency Medical Responder with the Alberta College of Paramedics, is an avid outdoor enthusiast and an ultramarathon endurance athlete. She is also the founder and President of Cumulative Effects Environmental Inc (CEEI).

Email: monique@cmn-rcm.ca