Jimmy Therrien

Executive Director, The Gaia Project
Nouveau-Brunswick

Jimmy is the Executive Director at The Gaia Project, an educational charity empowering inform decisions about energy and its environmental impact. Self-motivated and passionate about developing a better New Brunswick, with his team, he helps NB youths think critically about real-life energy and environmental problems affecting them today and in the future, and develop skills to solve them. Experienced in Environmental Education and interested in the issues of climate change, Jimmy is one of the Petitcodiac Riverkeeper board directors and a member of the NB Environmental Network steering committee.

Jimmy has a Bachelor of Science from Université de Moncton and earned a Masters degree in Environmental Studies in 2009. A creative and dynamic individual, he likes to get involved in community building projects like the Héros du cœur initiative, biking over 1000km around NB in 5 days to inspire people to live a healthier and more active life.