CMIF welcomes Brian Affouan as Communications Specialist
Brian Affouan, Communications Specialist, Recent Graduate, Career in Marine
Brian Affouan is joining the CMIF team as Communications Specialist. He brings three years of experience working with youth as well as diverse groups and is a communications professional with a flair for delivering audience-tailored content.

Brian’s areas of focus include public relations, advocacy, and research, which he honed while concurrently pursuing his degree. He graduated with honours from the University of Prince Edward Island (PE) with a BSc in Psychology. Brian is from Mauritius, a subtropical island nation off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. He is fluent in English, French, and Creole.

In his capacity as Communications Specialist, Brian will facilitate and support the planning, creation, and dissemination of the Imagine-Marine communication campaign. With his passion for creative storytelling, strategic thinking, and expertise in working with youth, his skillset will be particularly helpful to amplify digital content and expand the Imagine Marine Youth Forum.

In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, checking out new restaurants, travelling, and, most importantly, spending time with friends.

Brian officially joined the CMIF on April 1st, 2022 and can be reached at b.affouan@cmif-fimc.ca.
About the Canadian Marine Industry Foundation (CMIF)

The Canadian Marine Industry Foundation (CMIF) brings together private sector employers, unions, educational institutions, as well as key public sector partners with maritime responsibilities, to jointly promote careers in Canada’s marine sector. Through its Imagine Marine campaign, the CMIF is reaching out to deliver the message of job opportunities in the marine sector for young people, second career seekers, new citizens, and equity-deserving groups. Imagine Marine is present on social media and has a dedicated website which serves as a career resource to inform, direct and support future employees with academic, financial aid and career information.

More Information: http://www.cmif-fimc.ca/