A prominent Canadian economist, policy analyst and commentator on international economic policy issues, Daniel Schwanen is a senior fellow at CIGI and an expert on global economic governance, trade and regional integration. Since joining CIGI in 2004, he has contributed to the organization in senior executive and research capacities. Daniel is also Associate Vice-President, Trade and International Policy, at the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto.
Eric Helleiner is CIGI chair in international political economy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and professor in the University of Waterloo’s Department of Political Science. His current research interests include political economy of the current global financial crisis, international financial regulation, changing power in the international monetary and financial system, the history of international development and North-South monetary relations in the postwar period.
In addition to his commitment to CIGI, Jim Balsillie is also the founder of the Balsillie School of International Affairs and was founding chair of the Canadian International Council.