Patrick Leblond is Associate Professor and holds the CN – Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. He is also Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Research Associate at CIRANO and Affiliated Professor of International Business at HEC Montréal.
Dr. Leblond is an expert on international economic relations as well as economic policy and governance. He has published extensively on financial and monetary integration, banking regulation, international trade and business-government relations. He has been visiting professor at the World Trade Institute (Bern, Switzerland) and the University of Barcelona (IELPO LL.M.). He has also been visiting researcher at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy), the Institute for Research on Public Policy (Montreal, Canada) and the University of Lund (Sweden). Prior to moving to Ottawa, he taught international business at HEC Montréal and was director of the Réseau économie internationale (REI) at the Centre d’études et de recherches internationales de l’Université de Montréal (CERIUM).
Before embarking on his academic career, he worked in accounting and auditing for Ernst & Young as well as in corporate finance and strategy consulting for Arthur Andersen & Co. and SECOR Consulting. Dr. Leblond holds degrees from Columbia University (Ph.D.), Cambridge University (M.Phil.), Lund University (M.B.A.) and HEC Montréal (B.B.A.). He is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).