Janice Goguen is from the Moncton area and is the principal Advisor of Global Connexions globales since 2012 and founding partner of OLIVA Strategies (2018). She has more than 30 years of experience in economic development under her belt. She has led international trade initiatives to a multitude of markets, specializing in agrifood, education and cultural export products. She was a member for the Cultural Council for the City of Moncton and has juried l'Université de Moncton's Jeux du Commerce. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Communications from the University of Ottawa. Her skill sets include international trade, supplier diversity, strategic planning, communications & marketing, business and entrepreneurship.