Denis Poignonec

Denis Poignonec

Environmental Auditor, ERM: Environmental Resources Management

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Currently employed at Pratt & whitney Canada

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    Denis is a corporate environmental specialist for world top aerospace engine manufacturer. He ensures achievement of climate change company goals (GHG, Air Emissions) for 14 facilities and 8 Regional Service Centres worldwide. He also acts as the environmental contact for all Quebec sites. As an environmental auditor, Denis successfully assisted companies in significantly improving their legal compliance, and enhancing their sustainable development performances. Denis also worked as an environmental project and team manager on a world class mining project, implementing a wide range of environmental solutions. He has a solid understanding of environmental aspects due to his cross-disciplinary scientific background in environmental and marine/aquatic sciences. Denis has noticed organizational and team management skills, and strong detail-oriented budget management competences. His objective is to work as a project coordinator and manager, and to provide support to ensure that legal requirements are met and exceeded, both in Environment and Health & Safety Denis is curious, open minded and is currently looking for new challenges and opportunities. Expertise: • Project and Team management • Legal compliance and sustainable development management system audits, Impact Assessment, and Environmental Site Assessment • Permit and Certificate of Authorization applications • Implementation and monitoring of procedures, norms (ISO), KPI • Regulatory and corporate reporting. Liaise with agencies and clients. • Budget management and forecast • Data management (incl. Data bases) and analyses (incl. statistics) • Excellent written and verbal skills. Can think out of the box Key Sectors: • Aerospace, Mine & Metal, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Food processing, Oil & gas


Corporate Environmental Specialist

At Pratt & whitney Canada

From June 2014 to Present
• Support Production, R&D and Aftermarket sites to develop strategies to reduce GHG, Energy and Air emissions to achieve corporate carboneutrality goal • Implement fuel burn reduction projects with international research institutes • Assist Quebec sites (3 facilities, 5 000+ employees) with the...
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Environmental Auditor

At ERM: Environmental Resources Management

From September 2012 to March 2014
• Manage and coordinate projects (10k-2M$): Proposal writing, client communication, budget management; forecast and tracking, team coordination, progress monitoring • Conduct and lead 20+ environmental compliance audits and performed SD management systems audits • Conduct Health & Safety (OHS)...
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Environmental Management System - Service Manager

At Koniambo Nickel

From January 2011 to September 2011
• Manage a team of 2 persons (1 engineers, 1 technician) • Develop, implement and maintain procedures, plans, norms and standards (ISO 14 001 Environmental Management System and corporate) • Set up compliance software: ensure compliances to local norms, laws & regulation and internal commitments...
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Environmental Monitoring/Hydrology Service Manager

At Koniambo Nickel

From September 2008 to December 2010
• Manage a team of 7 persons (2 engineers, 3 technicians and min. 2 contractors), Recruit and yearly Evaluate team members. Manage team health & safety aspects • Monitor the quality of surface water, ground water, rain fall water and leaching water as well as fugitive emissions monitoring for...
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Biodiversity Coordinator

At Koniambo Nickel

From January 2007 to December 2010
• Coordinate terrestrial fauna biodiversity and marine mammal studies. Implement coral transplantation mitigation measures (> 300 000+ USD projects) • Identify commitments gaps. Define budget, technical needs and schedule. Write scopes of work. Lead calls for tenders and consultant selection...
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Environmental Communication Coordinator

At Koniambo Nickel

From January 2007 to December 2008
• Prepare and actively put in place public communication and consultation campaigns (booths, presentations, newspaper articles, leaflets, posters …) • Coordinate and represent KNS at the Science Fair

Part-time lecturer

At Université de Nouvelle-Calédonie

From March 2005 to May 2008
• Initiation to cognitive mapping to represent and compare different stakeholder visions


At Koniambo Nickel

From September 2003 to December 2006
• Carry out statistical analyses (multivariate analysis) • Take part to fish stocks (Underwater Visual Sensus) and coral monitoring (sampling, Line Intercept Transect, visual/photo quadrats, visual sensus, recruitment) field campaigns • Carry out sociological surveys (incl. cognitive mapping) •...
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Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes

MsC, Environmental and marine/aquatic sciences

From 1999 to 2002


  • Analyse environnementale
  • Audit environnemental
  • Développement durable
  • Environnement
  • Gestion budgétaire
  • Gestion de projet

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