Caroline Gaudreault

Program Manager, Sustainable Manufacturing & Climate
Location: Canadian Operations – Montreal, Quebec

Background

Dr. Caroline Gaudreault joined NCASI in 2008. As the Program Manager of NCASI’s Sustainable Manufacturing & Climate Program, Caroline manages life cycle assessment (LCA), carbon footprint and biomass carbon projects, and participates in the design and implementation of the operational strategy for the Sustainable Manufacturing & Climate Program. She has completed a variety of LCA and carbon footprint studies, including several that examine the greenhouse gas and energy attributes of forest biomass. She provides expert assistance to companies and industry associations in examining the scientific basis for environmentally-based marketing claims involving forest products. Caroline also is also Adjunct Professor at École Polytechnique of Montréal (Chemical Engineering Department, LCA Center) were she supervises graduate students

Qualifications

  • Certificate – Leading People and Teams, University of Michigan Ross School of Business (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • PhD. Chemical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal (Methodological Framework for Life Management Applied to the Pulp and Paper Industry)
  • M.Sc.A. Chemical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal (Methodological Framework for Life Management Applied to the Pulp and Paper Industry)
  • B.Eng. Chemical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal

Research capabilities and/or focus areas

Life cycle assessment (LCA), consequential LCA, carbon footprint, biomass carbon, sustainability

Awards and Career Highlights

  • Member of the ecoinvent editorial board (ecoinvent is a world-renowned database for undertaking LCAs; Caroline is the main editor for data associated with pulp and paper products manufacturing)
  • Member of US TAG 207 (standardization in the field of environmental management systems and tools in support of sustainable development) of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Phone: 514-286-1182