To produce studies of quality we rely on experienced people.

Over and above our partnerships with highly recognized university professionals, we also have a think tank of experienced specialists. Abscisse Recherche works on a regular basis with engineering, communication and real estate firms.

Claude Brunet, M.B.A. / M.Sc.

With a Master’s degree in Marketing, Claude Brunet has worked in the aviation transportation sector for over 25 years. During the past 10 years, he has held several management positions at head office with Air, as well as having spent 3 years at Aéroports de Montréal as the Director of Air Transportation Development. As a senior member of the IATA Training and Development Institute, he works as an instructor with major aviation companies, international airports, aircraft manufacturers and civil aviation authorities around the world.

Stéphane Dupuis, B.Sc. / M.Sc.

Stéphane Dupuis has a B.Sc. in mathematics (1990), a M.Sc. in economics from the University of Montréal (1992) as well as a M.Sc. in international business from HEC Montréal (1995). Stéphane has worked in transfer pricing consulting services for more than 15 years, out of which 10 years as a partner and chief economist in the transfer pricing group of KPMG Canada. He has a long standing and wide ranging experience in valuation, economic and financial analyses and in management consulting and strategic planning. He is also the President of Dupuis Transfer Pricing inc., partner company of Abscisse Recherche.

John B. Garwood, Ph.D.

John B. Garwood holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology / Social Psychology from the University of Waterloo. For the last 40 years, John has specialized in marketing, commercial and advertising research for numerous national and international companies. He has developed recognized competencies in the application of qualitative and quantitative methods over his long and distinguished career.

Marie-Claude Montplaisir, M.Sc.

Marie-Claude Montplaisir holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Economy from the HEC Montréal and has over twenty-five years experience in economic analysis, strategic planning and consulting services. An economist with the Bank of Canada, she also managed the Advisory professional team at KPMG. Her principal expertise lies in the development of strategic plans, business plans, feasibility and impact studies, cost-benefit analysis, as well as handling group discussion and in-depth interviews.

Isabelle Sicotte, B.A.

With a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Development from Université de Montréal where she studied for her Masters in Regional Development, Isabelle Sicotte obtained two certificates specializing in Project Management and Client Loyalty Programs at the HEC. Isabelle has a deep, solid experience in product marketing and strategic planning.

Claude St-Maurice, M.Sc.

Claude St-Maurice has over 35 years’ experience in transportation economy and in economic analysis. He specializes in cost-benefit and financial analysis. During his career, he has held management positions at Econosult/Lavalin, SOMER (Beauchemin, Beaton, Lapointe) and Aéroports de Montréal. A graduate of the HEC Montréal, Claude also obtained a Master’s degree in Economy from McGill University.