Mr. Eric Desaulniers, MSc, P. Geo, is the Founder, President and CEO of Nouveau Monde Graphite, an ESG-driven company dedicated to developing North America’s largest graphite production to supply the battery and EV market with sustainably and ethically transformed advanced materials.Since discovering the world-class Matawinie deposit that launched Nouveau Monde Graphite, Desaulniers has completed the exploration, feasibility, engineering and permitting stages to bring the Matawinie Mine and Bécancour Battery Material Plant to construction. In parallel, he has succeeded in securing a solid shareholder base, recruiting innovative technical leaders to carry out his vision and developing a vertical business model to cover the entire value chain for active anode materials, from all-electric mining to advanced battery materials manufacturing. Prior to launching the company, Eric worked for Sanders Geophysics and the Canadian Armed Forces. Desaulniers holds a bachelor’s degree in geology and a master in geophysics from Laval University in Quebec City. A devoted husband and father of four, Desaulniers fully lives his values for a carbon-neutral future. He has been exclusively driving all-electric since 2017!