Denis Huneault


Denis Huneault is the Director of Business Services since May 2016. In addition to managing the business services units at HQ, he coordinates the support services delivery in CIMMYT’s country offices around the world. Major responsibilities also include process improvement and risk management. Before joining CIMMYT, he was the Director of Administration and Finance at AfricaRice from 2012 until 2016. He has a long international career managing the administration of the International Committee of the Red Cross and Canadian Red Cross delegations in Sri Lanka, Russia, Sudan, Indonesia and Haiti from 2000 until 2012. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from HEC Montreal (1986) and a M.Sc. in International Business also from HEC Montreal (1994). During the 1990’s, he contributed to the Canadian public sector by working for the House of Commons, the Ministry of Industry of Quebec and for the implementation of a Canadian International Development Agency project in Indonesia.