Patrick Leblond is a CIGI senior fellow. He is an expert on economic governance and policy, with a focus on North America, Europe and, increasingly, China. He has published extensively on financial and monetary integration; banking regulation; international trade, including digital trade; and business-government relations.
Prior to his current position of associate professor and holder of the CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy at the University of Ottawa, Patrick was an assistant professor of international business at HEC Montréal and the director of the Réseau économie internationale at the Centre d’études et de recherches internationales de l’Université de Montréal. Patrick also holds the designation of chartered professional accountant and previously worked as a senior accountant and auditor at Ernst & Young in Montreal. He went on to work as a senior consultant, first in economic and financial consulting with Arthur Andersen & Co., and then later in business strategy consulting with SECOR Consulting.