Management Team

Our Team

The Old Brewery Mission is comprised of 200 knowledgeable and passionate employees working together to raise awareness of the cause, as well as provide emergency services, counseling support, health care and affordable housing options for Montreal’s homeless men and women.


James Hughes
President and CEO


Alain Laurendeau, CPA, CA
Vice President, Finance and Administration

Dany Dépatie
Director of Human Resources

Paula Van Den Bosch
Assistant to the President and CEO

Programs & Services

Émilie Fortier
Director of Services, Saint-Laurent Campus

Georges Ohana
Director of Housing, Urban Health and Research Initiatives

Florence Portes
Director of Women’s Services 

Christopher Quinn
Director of Support Services

Development & Communications

Melissa Bellerose
Vice-President, Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs

Kim Nguyen
Interim Executive Director of Development

Véronique Salibur
Director of Development