Valérie-Kim Besner


Valérie-Kim Besner is executive director at Talsom, a management consulting firm whose mission is to create a positive impact through humanity, innovation and technology.

She began her career in advertising and public relations, then held several management positions at Canada Post before making use of her experience and expertise in change management. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from HEC Montréal (1995).

She was also a member of the board of directors of AFS Canada, a non-profit organization that promotes intercultural exchanges thanks to international programs offered to young people. She was host family to more than eight youths as part of AFS and hockey programs in her home city.

Her involvement at the heart of the JFP Foundation allows her to bring together her love of music and her belief that we must do everything we can so that young people can explore and discover the world around them.