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Meriem Raach

Consultant - MSc
Meriem Raach

Meriem joined EEM in 2020, after accumulating several years of experience in regulatory compliance. After completing a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering in Tunisia and a master’s degree in Oceanography in Rimouski, Québec, Meriem joined the Fisheries and Oceans research team at the Maurice Lamontagne Institute to carry out research studies on marine contamination. Then, Meriem has honed her skills in environmental management and occupational health and safety at Stornoway Diamonds and with Nimonik, where she was responsible for managing a regulatory database and monitoring and informing clients of EHS legal changes before becoming Head of the Compliance Obligations Department. Throughout her academic and professional career, she has worked on a variety of projects including:

  • Implementation of environmental, social and health and safety management systems.
  • Development and maintenance of environmental and health and safety legal registers applicable to several industries including, construction, mining, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, renewable energy, real estate, as well as banks operating in North America, Australia, Asia and Europe.
  • Analysis of EHS related legislative and regulatory changes in Canada and the United States of America.
  • Development of EHS audit protocols.
  • Management of EHS databases (IsoVision, Enablon, Nimonik).
  • Compliance and Management Systems audits.



  • EHS management system and legal compliance audits.
  • Environment, health and safety (EHS) management system implementation and maintenance.
  • Development and maintenance of EHS legal registers.
  • Regulatory Support.
  • Internal and external verification of Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining initiatives program
  • Responsible Gold Mining Priniciples (RGMP) verifications
  • Project management.


Accreditation and professional development

  • Qualified as an ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 lead auditor.
  • Verification Service Provider (VSP) for the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining initiatives program.
  • Completed the ISO 14064-1 Essentials: Greenhouse Gas Inventories & Measuring Carbon Footprint training offered by the CSA (Canadian Standards Association).



Post-graduate diploma in Environmental Improvement, Université de Sherbrooke

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Oceanography, Université du Québec à Rimouski

B.Eng, Engineering in Fisheries Science, Major in Environmental Sciences, Institut National Agronomique de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia



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