Brigitte Bourque

Brigitte Bourque 

M.B.A., P.C.C.


“I believe that any individual in a leadership position can have a much greater impact than he even suspects. In this regard, coaching is a powerful tool and has the potential to produce multiplying effects within an organization.”


Brigitte founded Pauzé Coaching in 2010 after eight years of coaching with CDC Coaching. Over the years, she has coached dozens of senior managers, leaders and professionals to help develop their skills and maximize their professional potential.

Throughout her fruitful and multi-faceted career, Brigitte has worked with various levels of management, often in a context of change. She has developed a talent for honing in on the interpersonal and strategic skills that make a difference in an executive’s performance. She specializes in executive and management one-on-one coaching.

Brigitte’s career spans both the public and private sectors and has been guided by self-challenge as well as a desire to make a difference. After starting her career as a marketing consultant for a large consulting firm, she served as Chief of Staff for the Québec Environment Minister and was in the Québec Premier’s office as Special Advisor. Brigitte became Assistant Deputy Minister of Communications for the Government of Québec from 1989 to 1994. Between 1996 and 2000, she held the position of Vice-President, Corporate Human Resources and Employee Communications at Teleglobe, an international telecom carrier.

Brigitte has always pursued a broad range of interests and has been involved, among other things, in teaching and publishing, mentoring, and taking part in non-profit organizations like the Youth Chamber of Commerce of Montréal and the Breast Cancer Foundation. She has also occasionally spoken at conferences and has sat on various boards of directors.

Brigitte holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration an MBA specialized in Marketing from Université Laval and a diploma in Human Resources from the Richard Ivey School of Management. She is a certified coach (P.C.C.) from the International Coach Federation (I.C.F.).

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