Ann Champoux

Director General

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Ann Champoux has been the General Director of the ICPC since March 2018. Previously, she was Assistant Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Culture and Communications and holds a Bachelor's degree in History (Université de Montréal). With nearly 30 years of experience in administration and communications, both in the private sector and in government agencies, public corporations and federal and provincial Ministries of Culture, she is now the General Director of the ICPC.

Ariane de Palacio

Director of Research

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Ariane de Palacio joined the ICPC team in January 2017. She holds a Ph.D. in the geopolitics of water and hydroelectric power. She has worked as a lecturer, researcher and research assistant on a number of issues relating to multi-scale conflicts, natural resource governance, and public participation, particularly in Latin American contexts. At the ICPC, she has led several international research projects and technical assistance missions, notably with various UN agencies. As Director of Research, she oversees content development, research projects and the international strategic development of the ICPC.

Pier Alexandre Lemaire

Project Manager

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Pier Alexandre Lemaire joined the ICPC in March 2016. Previously, he worked as a public affairs assistant at the Quebec Delegation in Boston, as a project manager in a centre for youth at risk in Nicaragua, and as a research assistant at the ICPC. Since his arrival, Pier Alexandre has been working on the 5th and 6th International Reports of the ICPC. He was in charge of projects for the evaluation and development of various prevention strategies and policies, both for the City of Montreal and for the United Nations (UN). Since 2017, he has been coordinating the Network of Exchanges and Support for Local Action (RÉSAL), aimed at facilitating the development of concerted action in crime prevention at the local level.

Kassa Bourne

Administrative Director

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Kassa Bourne joined ICPC in January 2010. Originally from England, Kassa lived and worked in London, Rome and New York and arrived in Montreal in 1994. Over the past ten years, she has worked in the city's thriving multimedia sector, including five years in a management position. She holds a Master's degree in Italian and French from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Cateline Autixier

Analyst and Project Officer

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Cateline joined the ICPC in February 2017. She holds a Masters of Law degree from Lyon III University, which she completed in exchange at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, as well as a Master of Law degree in Criminal and Criminological Sciences from the University of Aix-Marseille, where she focused on mass murder in North America. She then completed a master's degree in criminology at the Université de Montréal. She has since worked as an intern-analyst at the ICPC and on the prevention of radicalization leading to violence. Her field of specialization focuses on issues related to criminal policy and practice as well as the prison system and social rehabilitation.

Ana Orrego

Analyst and Project Officer

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Initially trained as a sociologist with a Master's degree in international public policy from the University of Sherbrooke, Ana is specialized in the field of social programs aimed at strengthening social justice and citizen participation in the public sector. Ana has been an analyst at CPIC since January 2019 and is responsible for the program to prevent human trafficking.

Daniel Ayala

Analyst and Project Officer

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Trained as an economist, Daniel Ayala joined the CPIC in February 2019 as an analyst. With extensive experience in applied research and more particularly in statistical analysis, Daniel is mainly working on the 7th International Report of the ICPC.

Christine Renaud

Analyst and Project Officer

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Christine Renaud is an analyst and project officer at the ICPC. She began her legal practice in criminal and penal law, working with women in prison and in miscarriages of justice cases. She has worked in Cambodia for a local women's rights organization. She was involved as a prosecutor, then as a researcher, at the Commission of Inquiry into the Protection of the Confidentiality of Journalistic Sources, and then as a correctional sector prosecutor at the Commission of Inquiry into Relations between Aboriginal People and Certain Public Services: Listening, Reconciliation, Progress.

Jimmy Maharis

Research Assistant

Jimmy has recently completed his Ba. from Concordia University in Political Science. Passionate about crime prevention, he has joined the ICPC in April 2019 to work on the 7th International Report. His research interests are policy-making and the governance of crime prevention efforts. He wishes to start a Master’s in Public Policy and Administration in the near future.

Marie-Hélène Savoie

Research Assistant

Marie-Hélène Savoie joined the ICPC team in November 2018. She holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and international law from the Université du Québec à Montréal and is currently a research assistant. Her main topics of interest include hate crimes, the realities of LGBTQ+ communities and Aboriginal peoples.

Marine Bloch

Research Assistant

Marine Bloch joined the ICPC in September 2018. She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of Geneva, and is currently completing a Master's degree in Law in Criminology and Security at the University of Lausanne. Since her arrival, Marine has participated in the development of action plans for several boroughs in the city of Montreal, as well as in the evaluation of crime prevention projects. Marine also helps out with the coordination of the Réseau d'échanges et de soutien aux actions locales (RÉSAL).

Liam Stock-Rabbat

Communications Manager

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Having just completed an MSc. in Crisis and Security Management from Leiden University, and an MA. Hons. from the University of Edinburgh in Politics and Social and Economic History, Liam is the new communications manager since September 2019. He has worked for a number of crime prevention organisations and has a special interest in cybercrime and cyber-resilience research. He originally rejoined the ICPC in June of 2019, after a year of studying abroad in the Netherlands.