Carole Jabet earned a degree in bioengineering from École Centrale de Lyon (1992) and a doctorate in biophysics and molecular biology from École Centrale de Paris (1996) and completed her postdoctoral training at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (1999). Over the course of her career, she has held several positions as an executive and science advisor in the health research sector. From 2003 to 2009, she took on leadership positions at Génome Québec, including the role of vice-president of scientific affairs. She was then named partner at CapCOGITO, a consulting firm. Since November 2018, she has been the assistant director of research at the CHUM Research Centre, after working as the assistant director of operations. She is currently a member of the board of directors of the CATALIS initiative in early clinical research and the College of Reviewers of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.