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Isabelle Proulx, President & CEO


Isabelle Proulx, BBA

President and CEO

Ms. Isabelle Proulx holds a Bachelor in Business Administration. She is the co-founder of Petrolia (PEA-TSXV), society for whom she has acted as Vice-President of Business development for 10 years.

During this period, she was also responsible for the social acceptability of the projects. Ms. Proulx has been president of Stelmine since December 2016.

André Proulx, M.A.

Chairman of the Board

André Proulx has a Master’s degree in ethnology (1974). He is a businessman known for developing Quebec’s resources. He is currently President and General Manager of Résolve Énergie, a private company that aims to establish a 2nd generation ethanol biorefinery, fueled by sawmill residues and agricultural production. Since 1991, he has founded and listed two mining companies (Ressources Appalaches, Exploration Puma) and one oil company (Pétrolia). In recent years, André Proulx has been a director of six public companies including Sirios and Khalkos. He has been a director of Stelmine since November 30, 2016.

Katia Légaré

Financial Controller

Katia Légaré studied accounting and business administration at Laval University. Over the years, she has acquired various skills as a controller, auditor in accounting standards and in the financial world working in accounting and financial planning firms. In 1996, she co-founded and managed, for more than 16 years, a food production plant developing a province-wide distribution system and optimizing logistics while setting up a human resources department. Since October 2021, Ms. Légaré has joined Stelmine’s administrative team as controller. With her experience in accounting, quality control, logistics and human resources, she is a great asset to the team.

Normand Goulet, P.geo. , Ph.D.

Director - Geology Advisory Committee

Dr. Normand Goulet (Bsc, Université de Montréal; DEA and Doctorate, Université de Grenoble, France and PhD, Queen’s University, Kingston) was, until recently, a tenured professor in geology at the Université du Québec, Montréal. Dr. Goulet brings a vast expertise in the domain of structural geology, tectonics, deformation of metalliferrous deposits and petrology.

Julie Lemieux, BSc. in geomatics


Mrs. Lemieux brings 25 years in strategic management and business development. She is an experienced executive with a proven track record across a broad range of industries. Mrs. Lemieux currently serves on several boards of direction, notably on Durango Resources. Since 2017, she supports companies transitioning to the public market and acted as the driving force behind numerous transactions. She also worked for several years as a project manager and GIS specialist for Québec’s Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles.

Michel Boily, P.geo., Ph.D.

Director – Geology Advisory Committee

Dr. Boily is an expert geochemist and metallogenist specializing in the interpretation of precious and rare metal deposits in Precambrian volcano-plutonic terranes for the last 25 years. Since 1992, Dr. Boily has conducted exploration and technical evaluation of gold, base metals and rare metal properties located in Archean greenstone belts and the Grenville Province of Quebec. Dr. Boily holds a PhD in geochemistry from the University of Montreal and did postdoctoral studies at the University of Chicago. Dr. Boily has been the author of various publications in international scientific journals and has written numerous technical reports.

Jacinthe Baril, M.B.A., B.Comm


Mrs. Baril has extensive experience with major Canadian banks. As a commercial banker for over 25 years, Jacinthe has a solid understanding of the standards and practices in commercial, industrial and mortgage financing. She has held several management positions with Laurentian, National and Desjardins Banks as well as with Investissement Québec.

Alexandre Cruz

Geologist in Training

Mr. Cruz holds a Master’s degree in Geology from the University of Orléans. Before joining Stelmine in 2019, he worked for Harfang, Exploration BRGM and Laurantia Exploration. He has been Stelmine’s field crew lead and plans much of the exploration at Mercator and Courcy.