Gisèle joined Food Secure Canada as Executive Director in May 2019 and has 20 years of leadership experience as a not-for-profit and government executive. Gisèle brings a deep food systems lens to her work and started working on these issues in Asia and Canada in the early 1990s and has published widely in the field including two books, several scholarly articles and media commentary in both English and French. She is currently Senior Fellow at the University of British Columbia and has held other faculty appointments. Gisèle has a PhD from the University of British Columbia, a master’s from McGill and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from University of Ottawa. Gisèle has advised numerous Canadian and international organizations as a consultant and has served on six boards of directors over the years. She is fluent in English and French and has studied Thai, Urdu/Hindi, Spanish and Mandarin.
Executive Director, Food Secure Canada