Since joining the HEC Montréal faculty in 2007, Nicolas Vincent has developed an expertise in educating today’s business managers on vital macroeconomics issues. He has been singled out for awards on several occasions in recognition of his excellence in research and teaching. His regular course load includes “Global Economic Environment” and “Understanding the Business Environment of the Firm” in the MBA and EMBA programs. He is a frequent guest lecturer at Columbia Business School (New York), INSEAD (Paris) and the Kellogg School of Management (Chicago). His key research interests include inflation and businesses’ investment decisions, and he received an award for outstanding achievement in research from HEC Montréal in 2012. Prior to obtaining his PhD, Dr. Vincent worked at the Canadian Department of Finance.