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A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2008, Patrick Leblond is Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. He is also Holder of the CN - Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy.
Holding a Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University, with training and experience in management, economics and international relations, Patrick Leblond's expertise concerns questions relating to global economic governance and international and comparative political economy, more specifically those that deal with international finance, international economic integration as well as business-government relations. His regional expertise focuses on Europe and North America.
Before joining the University of Ottawa in 2008, Patrick was Assistant Professor of International Business at HEC Montréal and Director of the Réseau économie internationale (REI) at the Centre d'études et de recherches internationales de l'Université de Montréal (CERIUM). He was also Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). Before embarking on his academic career, Patrick worked in accounting and auditing for Ernst & Young (he holds the title of Chartered Accountant) as well as in corporate finance and strategy consulting for Arthur Andersen & Co. and SECOR Consulting.