Equiterre cofounder and senior director Steven Guilbeault is an environmentalist who has focused on climate change since the early 1990s. He worked for Greenpeace Canada and Greenpeace International for ten years, was senior advisor for Deloitte and Touche, and has been a frequent contributor to media outlets as Radio-Canada, La Presse, the Métro newspaper, and Corporate Knights Magazine. Steven co-chaired Climate Action Network International for five years and has attended many UN climate meetings – an experience that in 2009 served as the topic for his first book, Alerte! Le Québec à l’heure des changements climatiques. Since 2009, he has been a member of Quebec’s Cercle des Phénix, an honourary society for environmentalists, and an honourary fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. French newspaper Le Monde has called him one of the world’s top 50 players in sustainable development, and in 2014, he published his second book, Le prochain virage, with co-author François Tanguay.