Yannick Daoudene obtained his M.Sc. in 2006 and his Ph.D. in 2011, both in geology from the Université de Rennes 1, in France. In the summer of 2012, he carried out a post-doctoral study at UQAM on the nature of the contact between the Archaean subprovinces of Abitibi and Opatica in the Chapais region. He has been co-manager of mapping projects at Géologie Québec since 2015. His work focuses on the Archaean domains of James Bay, more specifically: Nemiscau, Chapais-Chibougamau, Grenville and south of Lac Saint-Jean.