Our team

The Lise Watier Foundation is constituted as a non-profit organization and is a well-known charity organization. Our team unites the skills of dedicated professionals whose efforts, combined with their networks, are directed towards changing the life of women in need.

Marie-Lise Andrade, LL.B
General Manager
Further to the completion of her law degree, she has begun her Marketing career as the VP Marketing of Lise Watier Cosmetics. In 2009, she has founded the Lise Watier Foundation with her mother Lise Watier and as the General Manager of the Foundation; Marie-Lise has been actively helping women in need reach financial autonomy.

Claude Bernard, BAA, DESS
Development Director
Graduate from HEC Montreal and IAE d’Aix-en-Provence, Claude has pursued a career in Marketing Research for many years. Over the last twelve years, she has reoriented her professional career to fundraising and has contributed with her expertise to many organizations and foundations, such as Centraide Montreal, Episode and University of Montreal.

Nathalie Boutin, LL.B, MBA
Project Manager
Law graduate, she has worked in commercial law before undertaking a MBA. Nathalie was on the board of directors of the Charles-Lemoyne Hospital Foundation for a few years. She has been working at the Lise Watier Foundation since 2015.

Atessa Adle
Executive assistant
Atessa possesses a Business Management certificate from HEC Montreal. She has over 10 years in administrative management, event coordination and aesthetics. She excels in drafting documents, translation and planning.

Our board of directors

The Lise Watier Foundation is administered by a board of directors formed of business experts, which have assumed a transparent management of the funds as well as contributed to the growing reputation and success of the Foundation.
We thank our board of directors, people of great kindness who, like Ms. Watier, have at heart the autonomy, the pride and the success of women who have had a difficult life.

Serge Rocheleau
Chairman of the board

Lise Watier
President and founder of the Lise Watier Foundation

Marie-Lise Andrade
General Manager, Lise Watier Foundation

Marie-Claude Boisvert
Partner, Clearspring Capital Partners

David Cape
President and CEO, Groupe Marcelle

Pascal Chandonnet
Senior marketing and communications strategist

Guy Cote
Premier vice-president, Wealth management, National Bank Financial

Philippe Dandurand
President and CEO, Vins Philippe Dandurand

Danielle Gendron

Julie-Martine Loranger
Partner, McCarthy Tetrault