Bruno Desbois has a bachelor’s degree in physical geography and a master’s degree in environmental science from the Université du Québec à Montréal. He has been a science teacher in Montreal for the past 23 years, prior to which he spent 8 years in Kuujjuaq, in northern Quebec, as director of the Kativik Regional Government’s environment and land use planning and civil security services.
Over the years, he has been involved in and chaired various non-profit organizations, such as the Kativik Environmental Advisory Committee, the Quebec University Graduate Cluster, the University of Quebec in Montreal Cluster and the Pointe-Saint-Charles History Society, and is an active board member at the cooperative where he has lived for the past 10 years. He is also the founder of Nuna Pillugu, an environmental action group in Nunavik.
The great-great-grandson and grandson of pianist-composers, great-grandson of a choirmaster, Bruno Desbois is a music lover who has been immersed in music since his youth. He discovered Cammac in 2013 through his partner Hazel de Neeve, with whom he owns the former “CAMMAC House” cottage in Septet.