The fallout from the 2008 global economic crisis continues to redefine international trade and financing arrangements. CIGI monitors issues of financial governance and securities regulation, tracks the response of central banks and examines improvements to frameworks to manage severe sovereign debt crises.

CIGI follows the rise of China on the global economic stage, the intersection of human rights and business and examines issues of relevancy and reform of investor-state arbitration. CIGI research considers how economic fora can contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through greater inclusiveness, transparency and interagency collaboration.

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Olena Ivus

CIGI Senior Fellow

Olena Ivus is a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), focusing on the interface between Canada's domestic innovation and international trade.

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Harold James

CIGI Senior Fellow

Harold James is a CIGI senior fellow. He is Professor of History and International Affairs and the Claude and Lore Kelly Professor of European Studies at Princeton University.

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Paul Jenkins

CIGI Distinguished Fellow

Paul Jenkins is a CIGI distinguished fellow. He provides strategic advice to CIGI, including activities related to CIGI’s partnership with the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and broader macroeconomic issues. His own research focuses on international policy coordination and financial stability, with a particular interest in the G20. From 2003 to 2010, he served as senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada.

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Mark Jewett

CIGI Senior Fellow

Mark Jewett is a CIGI senior fellow. He is counsel to Bennett Jones LLP, where his practice focuses on domestic and international aspects of financial law. At CIGI, he will research and write on sovereign debt and cross-border insolvency.

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Cally Jordan

CIGI Senior Fellow

Cally Jordan is a senior fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program (ILRP), effective July 2016. She is also the Estey Chair in Business Law at the University of Saskatchewan and an associate professor of law at the University of Melbourne. 

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Malcolm D. Knight

CIGI Distinguished Fellow

Malcolm D. Knight is a CIGI Distinguished Fellow. He is also deputy chair of the board of directors of Payments Canada, visiting professor of finance at the London School of Economics and a director of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services.

Mark Kruger

Mark Kruger

Senior Fellow

Mark Kruger is a CIGI senior fellow and a Shanghai-based consultant on economic and financial issues related to China.

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Patrick Leblond

CIGI Senior Fellow

Patrick Leblond is a CIGI senior fellow. He is an expert in global economic governance and international political economy, regional economic integration, financial regulation, and business and public policy. At CIGI, Patrick specializes in the investigation of international trade in the areas of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. 

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Céline Lévesque

CIGI Senior Fellow

Céline Lévesque is a CIGI senior fellow, effective April 2016. She is also dean and full professor at the Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section, University of Ottawa, where her research focuses on international investment law. 

Meredith Lilly

Meredith Lilly

CIGI Senior Fellow

Meredith Lilly is a CIGI senior fellow, effective February 2017. At CIGI, Meredith’s research is focused on trade policy, Canada-US relations and international security issues.

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