Professor, Concordia University, Canada

Michel Magnan, Ph.D., FCPA, FCA, ASC, C.Dir.

Michel Magnan is Professor and the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Corporate Governance at the John Molson School of Business of Concordia University. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Washington (Seattle). His research and professional interests encompass financial reporting, financial statement analysis, governance, executive compensation, ethics and the environment, and corporate disclosure. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 papers in academic and professional journals. He is actively involved in the professional and business communities, currently serving as a member of Canada’s Accounting Standards Board. He is frequently quoted in the media on financial reporting, governance and ethical issues. He is also extensively involved in professional development and executive education programs.