Professor Jean-François Gaudreault-Desbiens


Vice-Rector of Strategic Planning & Communications, University of Montreal

Constitutional lawyer; Vice Rector, Strategic Planning and Communications, Professor in the Faculty of Law (Dean from 2015-19 and Canada Research Chair in North American and Comparative Legal and Cultural Identities from 2006-16), University of Montreal; member of the Barreau du Québec and the Law Society of Ontario; Consultative Committee, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology. Formerly: Professor at McGill University and University of Toronto; elected to the Royal Society of Canada (2015); Executive Committee member, International Association of Constitutional Law (2010-14).

A member of the Programme Advisory Committee, The Canadian Ditchley Foundation.