Board of Governors

Board of Governors

Chair 
Paul Desmarais Jr.
Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada (PCC); and Chair, Board of Governors, Conference of Montreal
Founding Chairman 
Gil Rémillard
Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)
Governors 
Luis Almagro Lemes
Secretary General, Organization of American States (OAS)
Joseph J. Andrew
Global Chair, Dentons
Dominic Barton
Global Managing Director, McKinsey & Company
Perrin Beatty
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Jean-Stéphane Bernard
Deputy Minister, Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie (MRIF), Québec
Irina Bokova
Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Guy Breton
Rector, University of Montréal
Agustín Carstens
Governor, Bank of Mexico
Suma Chakrabarti
President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
David M. Cote
Executive Chairman, Honeywell
Jacques Delors
Founding President, Notre Europe; Former President, European Commission
Hélène Desmarais
Chair of the Board of Directors, HEC Montréal; Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM); and President, Consultative and Strategic Orientation Board, Conference of Montreal
Suzanne Fortier
Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University
Angel Gurría
Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Glenn Hutchins
Chairman, North Island; and Co-Founder, Silver Lake
Michaëlle Jean
Secretary General, International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF)
Christine Lagarde
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Monique Leroux
President, International Cooperative Alliance; and Chair of the Board, Investissement Québec
John Manley
President and Chief Executive Officer, Business Council of Canada; and Chair of the Board, CIBC
Gérard Mestrallet
Chairman of the Board, ENGIE
Luis Alberto Moreno
President, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Louis Morisset
President and Chief Executive Officer, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
Michael Sabia
President and Chief Executive Officer, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Timothy Sargent
Deputy Minister for international Trade, Canada
Strobe Talbott
President, The Brookings Institution
Jean-Claude Trichet
Honorary Governor, Bank of France, Former President, European Central Bank, Chairman, Group of Thirty, and Chairman of European Group of the Trilateral Commission
Secretary 
Duarte M. Miranda
Secretary, Board of Governors, Conference of Montreal

Photo Gallery

Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group (ADB); and Co-Chair, 22nd edition of the Conference of Montreal
Irina Bokova, Director-General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); and Co-Chair, 22nd edition of the Conference of Montreal
Glenn Hutchins, Chairman, North Island; Co-Founder, Silver Lake; and Co-Chair, 22nd edition of the Conference of Montreal
Networking receptions are a great place to take advantage of business opportunities
Philippe Couillard, Premier of Québec
Denis Coderre, Mayor, City of Montréal
Joanne Liu, International President, Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
David M. Cote, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Honeywell, and Jean Lemierre, Group Chairman, BNP Paribas
Interview with Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of the Board, ENGIE, and Éric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hydro-Québec
Paul Desmarais, Jr., Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Power Corporation of Canada (PCC); and Chair, Board of Governors, Conference of Montreal
Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada
Gil Rémillard, Founding Chairman, International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA)
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Inaugural Session: Shaping a New Era of Prosperity (Monday, June 13)
Annette Winkler, Chief Executive Officer, Smart Automobiles, and Vice-President, Daimler
Plenary Session: Building Tomorrow’s Infrastructure (Tuesday, June 14)
Plenary Session: Facing a New Global Energy Reality (Tuesday, June 14)
Abdoul Aziz Tall, Minister to the President of the Republic of Senegal, in charge of the Suivi du Plan Sénégal Émergent