At CIGI's Issues for 2010 Summits conference (May 2010), Gordon Smith analyzes the challenges surrounding the composition and legitimacy of the G20 and the role of the G20 moving forward. Gordon Smith is a Distinguished Fellow at CIGI as well as the Executive Director of the Centre for Global Studies, and Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria.

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  • Gordon Smith

    A former Canadian deputy foreign minister, NATO ambassador and G7/G8 Sherpa, Gordon Smith is a leading expert on the evolution of the G20 and global summitry. Since joining CIGI in 2010 as a distinguished fellow, Gordon has been a key contributor to CIGI’s G20 research activities, events and publications. His current work focuses on the convergence of technology and global affairs.

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