OUR TEAM

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JEAN-RENE BERNIER

Founder & Head of Outreach

Founder of Nourrir La Rue, Jean-René has been taking to the streets for years in the hope of helping the homeless communities of which he was once a part. Most evenings, you can find him riding his bike in the Villeray / Little Italy area, handing out meals to the hungry and connecting them to essential social services if needed.

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RICHARD JANDA

Founding Partner

Richard Janda is one of the founding partners of Nourrir La Rue and has helped Jean-René and take the project to the next level, supporting it in several ways in an advisory role and creating valuable links. Richard is a professor at McGill University and founder of Myko.

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PATRICK GRENIER

Strategic Business Advisor

Patrick is a Strategic Business Advisor, trusted mentor, manager, entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, investor, focused on results and growth. He collaborates closely with Jean-René and the team in different endeavours.

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JAMESON JONES-DOYLE

Chief Financial Officer

Jameson manages the finances for Nourrir La Rue, as ensuring sound financial management of grassroots initiatives like this is crucial to their success.  He is a serial entrepreneur with ventures spanning multiple sectors, and is the CFO for the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law as well as CFO and Director of Operations for Myko.

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ADRIAN PALIDIS

Web Developer & Volunteer

Adrian is a web developer who created and manages the Nourrir La Rue website. In addition, he often accompanies Jean-René on his bike distributing food and participating in larger events in his free time.