Danielle Comeau

Sectors: Mining, Energy, and Natural Resources
Experience: Environment, Social & Governance Risk , ESGI Frameworks & Program Design , Public and Stakeholder Consultation, Indigenous collaboration and partnership agreements, materiality assessment, Regulatory Review and Impact Assessment Process , disaster recovery – scenario analysis, program planning and documentation departmental design, planning and measures, governance structure and frameworks , corporate and sustainability reporting , technology adoption, modernization, and integration, project management

Danielle Comeau, MBA, MHR is a globally experienced sustainability leader. Working across mining, energy, and natural resources sectors she supports small to mid-tier clients with their growth and sustainability strategies. Danielle takes a special interest in environment, social, governance and indigenous equity and partnerships (ESGI), and the importance of building responsible supply chains to de-risk capital projects.

Danielle has worked in several regions, including Africa, Middle East, Europe, Northern Canada, US, South America, and the Caribbean. She has held 2 expatriate assignments to Africa and Afghanistan, has secured project permits, and negotiated partnership and benefit agreements through her participation with various international trade missions.

She serves as a leader in sustainability and presents on panels and forums where she speaks about sustainability and social license to de-risk projects and attract investment. She participates annually at the United Nations Global Compact Leadership Summit for Sustainable Development and serves on the board of directors to the Discovery Centre, Atlantic Canada’s leading science center, and to CASIEF, a global health education charity.

Danielle holds a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Law from Carleton University, an Executive Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) from York University, and an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from the Sobeys School of Business at Saint Mary’s University where she focused on mining metrics, assessing financial implications of non-financial risk.