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Cynthia Charest

Consultant - MEnv
Cynthia Charest

Cynthia joined EEM in 2016 after completing a master’s degree in environmental management, which polished her project management skills within multidisciplinary teams.

While at university Cynthia completed internships and job assignments where she acquired professional experience, including:

  • Developing a table of procedures for property managers concerning environmental standards for Boma-Best and LEED certifications.
  • Implementing a pilot project for a corporate composting program.
  • Collaborating on projects at a large aerospace company, notably on the implementation of reverse osmosis and conductivity meters to reduce water consumption, and the reduction of hazardous materials and waste.

Since joining EEM, Cynthia has worked on different mandates such as EHS risk assessments, hazardous and non-hazardous waste management, Phase I environmental site assessments with the Cree government in Quebec and the elaboration and update of a health and safety laws and regulations registry. She also participated in the calculation of the carbon footprint of a private investment fund.


  • Project management.
  • Waste management.
  • ISO 14001 management system.
  • Risk Assessment.
  • Greenhouse gas inventory.
  • Multicriteria analyses and feasibility studies.
  • EHS risk assessments.

Accreditation and professional development

  • Member of the Quebec Association of Biologists.
  • Qualified as an ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 lead auditor.


French and English


MEnv – Master of Environment, University of Sherbrooke
BSc – Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Major in Environmental Biology – Applied Ecosystem Sciences, MacDonald Campus of McGill University, Montréal