Joëlle Deschambault is a Project Manager with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program, which oversees the SSI. She holds a Masters in international studies and has a background in non-profits and post-secondary institutions with over nine years of experience in operational roles.
In her previous role as Director of Operations with the Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration, she was responsible for the financial management and general administration of the organization, including human resources and donor relations. She supported team members in a variety of ways, contributing to communications, website and document production, and translation. She also participated in numerous international conferences and presented on the socioeconomic impacts of emerging technologies and the need for technology assessment.
Joëlle is fluent in English and French with working knowledge of Spanish.