Marie Eve Chabot is a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant (CA-CPA) member of the Institute of Canadian Chartered Accountants. Marie Eve started her career in BIG five Accounting firms (Arthur Andersen and Deloitte). She has cumulated nearly 20 years experiences in Finance and Accounting roles in the Bank, technology and service industries. She joined AJC in 2019 to experience a new challenge after working 12 years supporting the development of BRED Bank in Vanuatu, one of the leading banks in the country.
5 QUESTIONS TO GET TO KNOW MARIE EVE CHABOT BETTER
1. Where do you come from ?
I am from the continent call AMERICA!
So don’t be surprise to hear me say I am american. More precisely I am from Canada and the province of Quebec. Quebec is a french speaking province among the rest of the north continent where people speaks English.
I grew up with four distinctive season and winter is a special time of the year in Quebec when all the trees loose their leaves, and the snow surrounds us, lots of it… I have fond memories of sliding in the snow for hours till my hands and feet were frozen.
2. Why did you move to Port Vila ?
After 24 years of winter, I moved to Port Vila for the exoticism of the place, to discover the beach, the blue clear water and the warm ocean. When I started universities in Montreal, Canada, I met people from around the world and I wanted to travel and discover the world. I knew I would not stay where I was, I caught the travelit desease!
3. What are your favorite hobbies ?
I like to do Sports, running, swimming , I am trying to defeat time by keeping good sport habits. I like to play game with my kids, in my family we all like to win the game!
4. Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years ?
Personally, I would love to travel and continue discovering new countries , new culture, discover the beautiful nature in the world. Professionally, I like to share knowledge with my colleagues, and one day perhaps I could take more time to teach accounting to young people in this country.
5. What do you like the most in Vanuatu ?
The smile of Ni-Vanuatu and the kindness of people, and the authentic scenery of the islands.