Pierre Desjardins

Senior Advisor, Business Process Improvement Hydro Quebec

Pierre Desjardins studied electrodynamics before becoming Six Sigma Black Belt certified. His Kepner-Tregoe Leadership Institute certification allows him to teach and coach “Problem Solving & Decision Making,” an approach used by the world’s leading companies to improve business outcomes (and which was also responsible for the critical thinking skills that helped bring Apollo 13 safely back to earth). Prior to joining Hydro-Québec, Pierre spent more than 18 years working with various multinationals in the fields of securities  services, finance and manufacturing. He dispensed thousands of hours of training and coaching to help his associates improve their problem solving skills, providing them with both immediate and long-lasting value. Mr. Desjardins firmly believes that people can be taught to think critically.