Chantal Fortier, CCUNESCO

Chantal Fortier chairs the Canadian Advisory Committee for the Memory of the World program for the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. Born in Montreal, she was first involved in science popularization following a degree in biology. She then become an enthusiast museum professional at the Canada Science and Technology museum in Ottawa. From 2000 to 2013, she occupied various executive positions at the Department of Canadian Heritage, being responsible for files regarding culture and heritage.