Jun. 02, 2020

Mr. Guy Desautels appointed chair of the board for the Institut en génie de l'énergie électrique (IGEE)

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Mont-Saint-Hilaire, June 3, 2020 – BBA is pleased to announce that Guy Desautels, Engineer and Department Manager, Electrical – Power Generation and Apparatus, has been appointed Chair of the IGEE board of directors.

  1. Most of Mr. Desautels’ expertise is in project management roles, preparing master plans, preliminary design studies and detailed engineering for implementing, installing and commissioning low-, medium- and high-voltage switchgear. He has an accurate and enlightened vision of market needs, having participated in numerous projects to draft operating guidelines and methods, and develop training for private producers and the industrial sector.

    Mr. Desautels’ involvement with the IGEE over the past ten years, as well as his experience as a department manager—which includes onboarding several graduates at BBA—are undeniable assets. This will allow him to make a valuable contribution to the IGEE’s initiatives, which are to offer training and collaborative knowledge development to future electrical engineering graduates . These structuring solutions will help deal with the labour shortage issue in this high-demand field.

    About the IGEE

    The IGEE’s mission is to develop a quality training program for electrical power engineers in order to meet industry needs and facilitate collaboration between universities and the sharing of their resources in electrical power engineering. Academic and industry participation in the IGEE’s various committees and teaching activities provides enriched programs that make IGEE graduates very attractive to future employers.

About BBA

BBA has been providing a wide range of consulting engineering services for over 40 years. Today, its engineering, environmental and commissioning experts team up to quickly and accurately pinpoint the needs of industrial and institutional clients. The firm’s expertise is recognized in the Energy and Natural Resources industry. With 15 offices in Canada and internationally (Chile), offering clients local support and field presence, BBA is recognized for providing some of the industry’s most innovative, sustainable and reliable engineering solutions.

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