Hubert Pelletier-Gilbert, Nature Conservancy of Canada Québec Region
Hubert Pelletier joined the Nature Conservancy of Canada in 2002. He is now the Director of Conservation in Québec, and in this role collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of 30 people to protect sensitive natural areas in “la belle province.”
As part of his duties, Hubert develops and implements a wide range of strategies for conserving natural spaces on private lands, always with an eye to meeting the individual needs of each landowner. He works in close collaboration with scientists, local communities, municipalities, landowners, organizations, and the federal and provincial governments.
Hubert is an environmental geographer by training (McGill 2001), and is constantly looking for ways to enhance the coexistence of humans and nature. He is passionate about mountainous landscapes and has traveled extensively in the Andes, Himalayas, Rockies, and Alps. Through his work as a project manager in Latin America, he has broad experience working with international organizations.
In his spare time, Hubert is an avid river canoer, skier, cyclist, and hiker.