Our team

Jean-Baptiste Audrerie

Jean-Baptiste Audrerie

Practice Lead, HR Transformation & Technologies

Jean-Baptiste Audrerie, M.B.A., is an organizational psychologist and, over the last 22 years, he has supported HR clients in the optimization of their talent programs and practices with a constant emphasise on leveraging the capabilities of new HR technologies. He has led multiple HR transformation and HR technology evaluation cycles with clients across Canada. He has led several innovative HR projects with the aim to leverage Predictive Analytics, Inbound Recruitment, Artificial Intelligence, Chatbot technology, etc.

Author of the very popular and forward-looking blog, FutursTalents, he has been acting since 2013 as a market analyst for HR technologies and innovative practices in talent management.

Josée Bessette

Josée Bessette

Senior Advisor, Systems and HR Business Processes, CHRP

Josee Bessette, M. Sc. is a Senior HR Systems and business processes consultant. With more than 10 years of experience in the management of corporate HR technologies and operations, she brings a high level of expertise in business analysis and functional system architecture. Josée is particularly strong in the areas of core HR and organizational management, benefits management, time management and payroll. She has directed multiple HR implementation projects over the last years and is truly passionate about HR technologies and how they can impact business efficiency and effectiveness.

Romain Charbonneau

Romain Charbonneau

Director, Business Consulting/Founder

Romain Charbonneau, M.Sc., is one of Canada’s leading independent HR and Payroll technology industry analyst. He is the founder and Director of Business Consulting at HR Horizons.

Over the last 20 years, he directed HR transformation projects of national and global scope involving the evaluation, selection and deployment of HR, Payroll and Workforce management technologies. Today, he advises most major Canadian organisations in the field of HR service delivery and HR/Payroll technology strategy and planning.

Carolle Charron

Carolle Charron

Payroll Specialist

Carolle is a senior payroll specialist with more than 20 years of HR-Payroll experience on a variety of payroll solutions for medium and large organizations. Having worked several years at Ceridian and ADP, she has a high level of functional and technical expertise. Analytical and really engaged in her work, she is an expert in the implementation of payroll technologies as well as in training and user support. Carolle holds a college degree in computer science and is certified by the Canadian Payroll Association.

Gabrielle Deschamps

Gabrielle Deschamps

Senior Advisor, Systems and HR Business Processes, CHRP

Gabrielle Deschamps, CHRP, is a Senior Advisor, HR Systems and business processes. An HEC Montreal graduate, with 15 years of HR experience and a solid contribution to major projects in HR technology, she now uses her expertise to support large Canadian organization with an ingenious and rigorous approach. Passionate about her field, she advises her clients on their HR technology strategy as well as on their HR and Payroll operational performance.

Jean-Marc Faes

Jean-Marc Faes

Director, Business Consulting

Jean-Marc Faes, M.Sc. is an HR process and systems consultant with 18 years of experience. His main areas of expertise are Workforce Management and Organizational Transformation. Over the course of his career in France, the US and Canada, Jean-Marc has contributed to multiple large-scale technology implementations and has helped several market-leading retail, energy and manufacturing organizations to develop and optimize their human capital.

Passionate about problem solving, Jean-Marc’s strong analytical skills combined with his certifications in Project Management and Change Management make him a solid and creative advisor.

Valérie Fichelle

Valérie Fichelle

Director, HR Transformation & Process Optimization

Valérie Fichelle, M.Sc, Black Belt Lean Six Sigma, has close to 20 years of experience in consulting services and is specialized in organizational transformation and processes improvement. Her experience includes many impressive achievements in collaboration with organizations from the public and parapublic sectors, as well as enterprises facing growth and transformation issues.

She supports managers and their teams, especially those from corporate service (HR-payroll-Finance) in rethinking their business model and work methods in order to improve performance and create added value for their clients or citizens. Following an overall diagnostic, she can accompany them during the implementation phases, as far as technology is concerned, but also in structure review, process design, management tools and practices improvement and change management.

Hélène Jacques

Hélène Jacques

Analyst, HR Systems and Business Processes

Hélène Jacques, M.Sc., is a Business analyst, HR systems and business processes.

HEC Montreal graduate, she assists the team on several HR, Talent and Payroll selection and evaluation and technology plannig projects. In addition to this, she is in charge of the logistics for the activities and communications within the firm.

Anne-Sophie Jodoin Dubé

Anne-Sophie Jodoin Dubé

Advisor, Systems and HR Business Processes

Anne-Sophie is a consultant, HR systems and processes. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication, Writing and Multimedia from the Université de Sherbrooke, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations from the Université de Montréal. She supports the team with agility on various projects of evaluation and selection, optimization as well as processes revisions related to HR, talent and payroll technologies. Creative and rigorous, she is also responsible for supporting the completion of many special projects within the organization.

Daniel R. Legault

Daniel R. Legault

Director, Business Consulting, CHRP

Holder of a College Diploma in Telecommunications from the Institut Superieur Informatique in Montreal and a bachelor’s degree in industrial relations from the University of Montreal, Daniel has a strong expertise in projects and in human resources management.

His passion as an HR team manager has always been to provide HR solutions for his clients by helping them build their HR infrastructure through technology, compliance and people. He has effectively done this in various roles such as consultant and project manager in different industries in Canada, the United States and Europe, within small, medium and large organizations.

With an excellent talent for analysis and a great concern for quality, Daniel is an expert the selection and integration of software solutions in human resources, workforce management and payroll.

Aurélie Sabatié

Aurélie Sabatié

Director, Communications and Events Management

With more than 15 years of corporate communications experience in Canada and France, Aurélie has developed and directed communication and change management initiatives to drive critical organizational and operational improvements in companies such as Bombardier, Volvo and Holcim Canada, among numerous others. Drawing upon her extensive experience as a PR consultant, she excels at meticulously translating organizational ambitions into clear, efficient communications tailored to diverse audiences. Aurélie ensures the smooth running of HR Horizons events, among which are the HR TECH conferences held in Montreal and across Canada.