Senior Director Construction Projects - Production, Hydro-Quebec
As Senior Director – Generation Projects, Stéphane Jean leads a team of 300 specialists who carry out the company’s projects to refurbish and build hydroelectric facilities. He is currently overseeing Hydro-Québec’s largest project: the construction of the Romaine complex, which represents an investment of over $7 billion. He is recognized for his contribution to the evolution of occupational health and safety culture and his leadership within Hydro-Québec and among the construction industry stakeholders. Stéphane Jean previously served as site manager and project administrator in several phases of the Romaine complex. He also worked as an engineering administrator on the Chute-Allard and Rapides-des-Cœurs hydropower projects in the Haute-Mauricie region. Holding a bachelor’s degree in unified engineering (mechanical option) from Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, he joined Hydro-Québec some 15 years ago. Stéphane Jean has also held management positions in hydropower structure refurbishment initiatives and in the industrial sector.