Josée Méthot is an engineer with a Master’s degree in business administration from HEC, the Université de Montréal business school, and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University.
Over the last 25 years Ms. Méthot has held senior management positions as CEO or President and CEO of various non-profit and municipal organizations, including the Montréal Centre for Excellence in Site Rehabilitation and Réseau Environnement. Since 2012, she has been President and CEO of the Quebec Mining Association, whose mission is to promote, support and proactively develop a responsible, committed, and innovative mining industry in Québec
Josée also sits on various boards of directors, including those of the Institut national des mines, the Association paritaire pour la santé et la sécurité du travail du secteur minier and the Quebec Business Council on the Environment. She is also a member of the Assembly of Partners for the Plan Nord, and on numerous working committees set up by the Québec government.