Dir. Executive Affairs - Hydro-Québec

A brand with a strong heritage, deeply invested in R&D, sustainable development and energy efficiency, Hydro Québec is the fourth largest hydropower producer in the world.

Isabelle Thellen has been Director – Executive Affairs, Internal Communications and Corporate Visits since Feburary 2017. She joined the ranks of the government corporation in 2010 as a Strategic Advisor – Public Affairs and went on to hold management positions in public affairs.

Before joining Hydro-Québec, Isabelle acquired extensive expertise in business communications in various activity sectors, including the performing arts, energy and education. She was also Vice President at the public relations firm Casacom.

Known for her meticulousness, efficiency, and political sensibility, Isabelle works to safeguard Hydro‑Québec’s image and reputation, ensure its messages are clear and coherent, and generate pride among Quebecers and Hydro-Québec employees.

In an effort to contribute to the development of the electrical sector, Isabelle is a member of the board of the Association de l’industrie électrique du Québec. She has a degree in French Studies from Université de Montréal, and a Specialized Graduate Diploma from École nationale d’administration publique.