Back in 2001 RIM co-chair and CEO Jim Balsillie decided he wanted to do something in the social sciences. The result is The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

CIGI is a think tank and research facility created to study international affairs. CIGI Executive Director Dr. John English says the goal is to provide research and connections that will inform policy globally. English is a former Liberal Member of Parliament, and a distinguished historian who teaches at the University of Waterloo . He wrote the official biography of Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and is currently writing a biography of Pierre...

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