Gestion immobilière Gaspé
Les Innovantes seen by Claudine Roy
Claudine Roy, a Quebec business woman and corporate director, is CEO of Gestion immobilière Gaspé et propriétaire and the Auberge sous les arbres. She is also a Knight of the Ordre national du Québec. In 1986, she opened Brise Bise, the first bistro in Gaspésie, which has become one of the economic beacons in the region as well as a social and cultural hub. In 2015, she transferred her business to Simon Poirier, a young native of Gaspésie and an angel investor who will ensure that the bistro prospers.
She is involved in several philanthropic causes in the cultural, educational and tourism fields and has accomplished an enormous amount of work. Since 2009, she has served on boards of directors of companies that include Investissement Québec (a government corporation), ARQ and the Ordre National committee.
Inno-centre has set up the Les Innovantes initiative, designed for women entrepreneurs of Quebec SMEs. The members of the advisory committee of this initiative share their vision of women’s entrepreneurship and this unique initiative in Quebec! (French only) About the initiative