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Mélanie Rousseau

Senior Consultant - MSc, CEA®
Mélanie Rousseau

Since joining EEM in 2005, Mélanie has implemented and maintained environment, health and safety (EHS) management systems for several clients in various industries including, among others: aerospace, mining, manufacturing, printing, electronic product reuse and recycling, and transportation. She has also assisted several clients in complying with EHS legal requirements by creating EHS legal registers and performing EHS regulatory watches. She has extensive expertise with the Canadian environmental legislative framework and with the improvement of management system procedures.

Mélanie is an experienced auditor who has conducted numerous management system audits (to ISO standards, to corporate standards and to the Railway Safety Management System Regulations, 2015), sector-specific standard audits (e.g.: Towards Sustainable Mining, Electronics Reuse & Refurbishing standard), legal compliance audits (in environment, health, safety, and railway safety) and gap analyses in Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, and Nunavut. Mélanie has also performed non-financial disclosure verifications, gap analyses to various standards, Phase I environmental site assessments and environmental impact assessments for small businesses in northern Québec Cree communities, the drafting of sustainability reports, and participated in community engagement initiatives in remote northern locations.

Mélanie has worked for clients in the printing and publishing, energy, aerospace, mining, electronic product recycling, road, railway and maritime transport, real estate, rubber production, semiconductor manufacturing, metal manufacturing, paint manufacturing, health, pharmaceutical, construction, foundry, investment management, elevator, high-tech industrial park, and flexible packaging industries.



  • EHS management system and legal compliance audits
  • Environment, health and safety (EHS) management system implementation and maintenance
  • Non-financial disclosure verifications according to the AA1000AS standard
  • Railway safety management system and railway safety compliance audits
  • EHS risk assessments
  • Regulatory assistance
  • Project management


Accreditation and professional development

  • Certified environmental auditor (CEA®) – Association québécoise de vérification environnementale
  • Qualified ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 lead auditor
  • Verification Service Provider (VSP) for the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining initiatives program
  • Trained on the Canadian Railway Operating Rules



MSc – Master of Science in Fluvial Geomorphology, McGill University

BA – Bachelor of Arts, Specialization in Human Environment, Concordia University



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