2022 Provincial Election

Our experts specializing in political economy, image of political figures, healthcare, inflation, labour economics, retirement and savings, remote working, energy, corporate social responsibility, digital transformation of organizations and many other fields.

For the use of media representatives, the following is a list of our professors prepared to comment on provincial election issues in their respective fields of expertise.

For interview requests, you can contact the experts by email, with a copy to Émilie Novales, or contact Ms. Novales directly (see contact information below).

Specializing :

Political economy

 

Caroline le Pennec

Assistant Professor, department of Applied Economics


Specializations

  • Political economy 
  • Elections 
  • Electoral competion, communication strategy 
  • Campaigns and voter behavior 

To reach her:

caroline.le-pennec@hec.ca
514 340-6971

Healthcare: management, logistics, innovation, telehealth and ethics

 

Marie-hélène jobin

Professor, department of Logistics and Operations Management

Associate Director of HEC Montréal Healthcare management Hub


Specializations

  • Healthcare Management 
  • Performance Management 
  • Process Improvement and Lean Management 
  • Innovation 
  • Higher education and International Relations. 

To reach her:

marie-helene.jobin@hec.ca
514 340-6283

 


 

denis chênevert

Professor, department of Human Resources Management

Director of HEC Montréal Healthcare management Hub


Specializations

  • HR management and occupational health 
  • Work climate: absenteeism, burnout, turnover rate, individual and organizational performance in the health and social services sector 
  • Psychological health of the supervisors and contagion effects towards the members of his team 
  • Resilience of cancer care teams 
  • Resilience of healthcare supply chains 
  • Deployment of telehealth 
  • Mobilization of Human Resources 

To reach him:

denis.chenevert@hec.ca
514 340-6625

 


 

guy paré

Professor, department of Information Technologies

Holder of the Research Chair in Digital Health


Specializations

  • Digital health 
  • Telehealth and telemedicine 
  • Artificial intelligence in health 
  • Quebec DSN project 
  • Electronic medical records (EMR)

To reach him:

guy.pare@hec.ca
514 340-6812

 


 

Joé t. martineau

Associate Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Ethical issues associated with patient engagement in healthcare
  • Ethics programs orientations and outcomes
  • Empathy in management 

To reach her:

joe.trempe.martineau@hec.ca
514 340-3823

Inflation, interest rates, public finance

 

Nicolas vincent

Professor, department of Applied Economics


Specializations

  • Macroeconomics
  • Business cycles : booms, recessions, job creation, asset price fluctuations
  • Global economicoutlook
  • Inflation
  • Monetary policy: interest rates, Bank of Canada, Federal Reserve, European Central Bank
  • Fiscal policy: stimulus programs, budget deficits, government debt

To reach him:

nicolas.vincent@hec.ca
514 340-6419

 


 

Pascal bédard

Full-Time Lecturer, department of Applied Economics


Specializations

  • Macroeconomics 
  • Economic growth and prosperity
  • Recovery programs
  • Financial markets and financial crises
  • Currencies, exchange rates, central banks and monetary policy
  • Inflation, interest rates and economic conditions
  • Euro zone 

To reach him:

pascal.bedard@hec.ca
514 340-6587

 


 

Hafedh bouakez

Professor, department of Applied Economics


Specializations

  • Macroeconomics 
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics
  • International Finance 

To reach him:

hafedh.bouakez@hec.ca
514 340-7003

 


 

Robert gagné

Professor, department of Applied Economics

Director of the department of Applied Economics

Director, Centre for Productivity and Prosperity

Specializations

  • Public spending in Quebec 
  • Productivity and prosperity in Quebec and Canada 
  • Determinants of productivity in Quebec (human capital, public policy, corporate behaviour) 
  • Solutions for enhancing productivity in Quebec 
  • Quebec’s economic performance as compared with the rest of Canada 

To reach him:

info.cpp@hec.ca
514 649-2347

Labour economics, wages

 

Benoit dostie

Professor, department of Applied Economics


Specializations

  • Labour economics 
  • Firm-sponsored training 
  • Employer-employee dynamics, earnings and benefits, aging 
  • Data access 
  • Business digital transformation

To reach him:

benoit.dostie@hec.ca
514 340-6453

 


 

sylvie st-onge

Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Compensation Management 
  • Performance Management 
  • Governance 
  • Board councils 
  • Managing our career or professional life 
  • Diversity (women, older workers, neurodiversity, immigrants) 
  • Sexual and psychological harassments 

To reach her:

sylvie.st-onge@hec.ca
514 340-6381

Retirement and savings, personal finance

 

Philippe d'astous

Associate professor, department of Finance


Specializations

  • Household Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Applied Econometrics

To reach him:

philippe.dastous@hec.ca
514 340-7120

Labour, labour shortages, productivity

 

sébastien arcand

Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Cross-cultural Management in Organisations 
  • Migrants, Ethnic Minorities and Labour Market 
  • Public Policies and Skill Migration 

To reach him:

sebastien.arcand@hec.ca
514 340-7770

 


 

robert gagné

Professor, department of Applied Economics

Director of the department of Applied Economics

Director, Centre for Productivity and Prosperity


Specializations

  • Productivity and prosperity in Quebec and Canada 
  • Determinants of productivity in Quebec (human capital, public policy, corporate behaviour) 
  • Solutions for enhancing productivity in Quebec 
  • Quebec’s economic performance as compared with the rest of Canada 
  • Public spending in Quebec

To reach him:

robert.gagne@hec.ca
514 649-2347

The labour market and cultural diversity

 

Sébastien arcand

Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Cross-cultural Management in Organisations 
  • Migrants, Ethnic Minorities and Labour Market 
  • Public Policies and Skill Migration 

To reach him:

sebastien.arcand@hec.ca
514 340-7770

 


 

sylvie st-onge

Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Diversity (women, older workers, neurodiversity, immigrants) 
  • Compensation Management 
  • Performance Management 
  • Governance 
  • Board councils 
  • Managing our career or professional life 
  • Sexual and psychological harassments 

To reach her:

sylvie.st-onge@hec.ca
514 340-6381

Remote working, human resources, meaning of work

 

Eric Brunelle

Professor, department of Management

Director, Pôle sports


Specializations

  • Remote working
  • E-leadership
  • Leadership

To reach him:

eric.brunelle@hec.ca
514 340-7316

 


 

sylvie st-onge

Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Compensation Management
  • Performance Management
  • Governance
  • Board councils
  • Managing our career or professional life
  • Balancing life domains
  • Diversity (women, older workers, neurodiversity, immigrants)
  • Sexual and psychologicalharassments
  • Burnout

To reach her:

sylvie.st-onge@hec.ca
514 340-6381

 


 

anne bourhis

Professor, department of Human Resources Management


Specializations

  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Employer branding

To reach her:

anne.bourhis@hec.ca
514 340-6873

 


 

Kevin j. johnson

Associate Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Organizational transformation and the future of work 
  • Change management and adaptation
  • Organizational culture and behavior
  • Work and occupational psychology 

To reach him:

kevin.johnson@hec.ca
514 340-7181

Energy and climate

 

Pierre-olivier pineau

Professor, department of Decision Sciences

Holder of the Chair in Energy Sector Management


Specializations

  • Energy policy 
  • Analysis of energy markets 
  • Carbon market 
  • Electricity, alternative and renewable energy 

To reach him:

pierre-olivier.pineau@hec.ca
514 340-6922

 


 

Johanne Whitmore

Senior Researcher, Chair in Energy Sector Management


Specializations

  • Energy and climate policies
  • Energy transition and decarbonization of the economy
  • Circular economy
  • Emerging and conventional energies
  • Carbon market

To reach her:

johanne.whitmore@hec.ca
514 340-6014

 


 

sylvain audette

Guest Professor, department of Marketing

Associate Member, Research Chair in Energy Sector Management


Specializations

  • Energy rate-fixing mechanisms (prices of natural gas, oil and electricity) 
  • Marketing of energy markets 
  • Energy policy 
  • Energy transition 

To reach him:

sylvain.audette@hec.ca
514 340-7306

Corporate social responsibility, ethics, substainable finance, circular economy, degrowth

 

Luciano barin cruz

Professor, department of Management

Director IDEOS, Social Impact Hub


Specializations

  • Corporate Social Responsibility 
  • Sustainable Development 
  • Socio-Ecological Transition 
  • Social Innovation 
  • Social Impact 
  • Social Impact entrepreneurship 

To reach him:

luciano.barin-cruz@hec.ca
514 340-1350

 


 

françois carrillat

Professor, department of Marketing


Specializations

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Branding
  • Consumer behaviour

To reach him:

francois.carrillat@hec.ca
514 340-6660

 


 

claudia rebolledo

Professor, department of Logistics and Operations Management


Specializations

  • Sustainable procurement 
  • Local procurement
  • Supply management
  • Buyer-supplier relationships
  • Public-sectorprocurement
  • Aerospace sector 

To reach her:

claudia.rebolledo@hec.ca
514 340-6928

 


 

Joé t. martineau

Associate Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Ethics programs orientations and outcomes 
  • Empathy in management 
  • Ethical issues associated with patient engagement in healthcare 

To reach her:

joe.trempe-martineau@hec.ca
514 340-3823

 


 

Iwan Meier

Professor, department of Finance


Specializations

  • Sustainable finance
  • Performance evaluation of mutual funds and hedge funds
  • Investment and financing decisions of firms 

To reach him:

iwan.meier@hec.ca
514 340-3198

 


 

Yves-marie abraham

Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Degrowth 
  • Critics of capitalism and the enterprise 
  • Critics of technosciences 
  • Social justice and social innovations 
  • Commons 
  • Low-tech 

To reach him:

yves-marie.abraham@hec.ca
514 340-6104

Fossil fuel divestment

 

Jean-philippe tarte

Full-Time Lecturer, department of Finance


Specializations

  • Fossil fuel divestment 
  • Investments, capital markets and portfolio management 
  • Alternative investments 
  • Financial analysis, risk management 

To reach him:

jean-philippe.2.tarte@hec.ca
514 340-6999

 


 

Valeri sokolovski
Assistant Professor, department of Finance


Specializations

  • Fossil fuel disinvestments 
  • Stock market, ETFs, short sales, hedge funds 
  • Sovereign credit risk 
  • International finance 

To reach him:

valeri.sokolovski@hec.ca
514 340-5661

Logistics, supply management and goods transportation

 

Claudia rebolledo
Professor, department of Logistics and Operations Management


Specializations

  • Supply management 
  • Buyer-supplier relationships 
  • Sustainable procurement 
  • Local procurement 
  • Public-sector procurement 
  • Aerospace sector 

To reach her:

claudia.rebolledo@hec.ca
514 340-6928

 


 

julie paquette
Associate Professor, department of Logistics and Operations Management


Specializations

  • Service Operations Management 
  • Supply chain and transportation management 
  • Operations and supply chain management in non-profit organizations 
  • E-commerce logistics: warehousing and last-mile deliveries 

To reach her:

julie.paquette@hec.ca
514 340-6745

 


 

Jacques roy
Professor, department of Logistics and Operations Management


Specializations

  • Aeronautics industry (Bombardier, Air Transat, etc.) 
  • Transportation management 
  • Supply chain management 
  • Transportation network optimization 

To reach him:

jacques.roy@hec.ca
514 340-6282

 


 

Yossiri adulyasak

Associate Professor, department of Logistics and Operations Management

Canada Research Chairholder in Supply Chain Analytics


Specializations

  • Supply Chain Analytics 
  • AI and supply chains 
  • Optimization under Uncertainty 
  • Large-Scale Optimization 

To reach him:

yossiri.adulyasak@hec.ca
514 340-7029

Management of public projects and infrastructure (e.g. transportation)

 

maude brunet

Assistant Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Project management 
  • Public and infrastructure projects 
  • Major projects 
  • Digitalization of major projects 
  • Megaprojects 
  • Innovation in construction 

To reach her:

maude.brunet@hec.ca
514 340-5624

Entrepreneurship, start-ups, commercialization of innovations

 

luis cisneros

Professor, department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation HEC Montréal

Co-director of la base entrepreneuriale HEC Montréal

Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship National Bank | HEC Montréal

Scientific Director of Business Families Center HEC Montréal


Specializations

  • Entrepreneurship and Repreneurship 
  • Impact and inclusive entrepreneurship 
  • Immigrant entrepreneurship 
  • Women's entrepreneurship 
  • Business transfer and succession 
  • Challenges of family businesses 
  • SME management 

To reach him:

luis-felipe.cisneros-martinez@hec.ca
514 378-6347

 


 

Ekaterina turkina

Associate Professor, department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Holder, Chair in Global Innovation Networks


Specializations

  • Female entrepreneurs 
  • Innovation in large-scale socio-economic systems 
  • Industrial clusters and ecosystems of innovation 

To reach her:

ekaterina.turkina@hec.ca
514 340-7311

 


 

Luciano barin cruz

Professor, department of Management

Director IDEOS, Social Impact Hub


Specializations

  • Social Impact entrepreneurship 
  • Social Impact Corporate
  • Social Responsibility 
  • Sustainable Development 
  • Socio-Ecological Transition 
  • Social Innovation 

To reach him:

luciano.barin-cruz@hec.ca
514 340-1350

 


 

Mai Thai

Associate Professor, department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Specializations

  • New venture creation 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Immigrant entrepreneurship 
  • Social business models 
  • Social impact creation mechanisms 
  • International business 

To reach her:

mai.thai@hec.ca
514 340-1069

 


 

Julien billot

Adjunct Professor, Executive Education HEC Montréal

Director of CDL-Montréal program and NEXT AI Montréal

General Director of Scale AI


Specializations

  • Canadian and Montreal innovation ecosystem 
  • Artificial intelligence and start-ups 
    Startup financing 
  • Superclusters, Global Innovation Hub 

To reach him:

julien.billot@hec.ca
514 601-5700

 


 

Jean-françois ouellet

Associate Professor, department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Specializations

  • Entrepreneurial marketing for starts-ups and small businesses
  • AI and entrepreneurship 
  • Major leaders and innovators  
  • E-commerce 
  • New product development

To reach him:

jean-francois.ouellet@hec.ca
514 340-6932

 


 

Brian King

Associate Professor, department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Specializations

  • Venture capital firms
  • Financing of entrepreneurial companies
  • Strategy in turbulent contexts

To reach him:

brian.king@hec.ca
514 340-1574

AI, digital transformation of organizations

 

Camille grange

Associate Professor, department of Information Technologies


Specializations

  • Social acceptance of new information technologies 
  • Responsible adoption of new information technologies 
  • Electronic commerce: consumers' information-seeking and decision-making process 
  • Automated decision-making systems 

To reach her:

camille.grange@hec.ca
514 340-3615

 


 

Benoit dostie

Professor, department of Applied Economics


Specializations

  • Business digital transformation 
  • Data access 
  • Labour economics 
  • Firm-sponsored training 
  • Employer-employee dynamics, earnings and benefits, aging 

To reach him:

benoit.dostie@hec.ca
514 340-6453

 


 

Joé t. martineau

Associate Professor, department of Management


Specializations

  • Ethics programs orientations and outcomes
  • Empathy in management
  • Ethical issues associated with patient engagement in healthcare 

To reach her:

joe.trempe-martineau@hec.ca
514 340-3823

 


 

Yossiri Adulyasak

Associate Professor, department of Logistics and Operations Management


Specializations

  • Supply Chain Analytics 
  • AI and supply chains 
  • Optimization under Uncertainty 
  • Large-Scale Optimization 

To reach him:

yossiri.adulyasak@hec.ca
514 340-7029

 


 

Pierre-majorique léger

Professor, department of Information Technologies

Co-director Tech3Lab

Director ERPsim Lab

Chairholder of the Research Chair in User Experience

Researcher, Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO)


Specializations

  • User Experience
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Human-Centered Arfificial Intelligence
  • Information Technologies and Neuroscience
  • Enterprise resource planning 

To reach him:

pierre-majorique.leger@hec.ca
514 340-7013

 


 

Julien billot

Adjunct Professor, Executive Education HEC Montréal

Program Director of CDL-Montréal and NEXT AI Montréal

General Director of Scale AI


Specializations

  • Canadian and Montreal innovation ecosystem 
  • Artificial intelligence and start-ups 
    Startup financing 
  • Superclusters, Global Innovation Hub 

To reach him:

julien.billot@hec.ca
514 601-5700

Retail trade and customer experience

 

Jean-Luc Geha

Guest Professor, department of Marketing

Director of the Sales Institute HEC Montréal


Specializations

  • Distribution (Strategy and Channels) 
  • Customer Services 
  • Customer Experience
  • Call Centers 
  • Sales in B2B and B2C 
  • Large Corporations (Management and Strategy) 

To reach him:

jean-luc.geha@hec.ca
514 340-1644

 


 

Jacques nantel

Professor Emeritus, department of Marketing


Specializations

  • Retail trade 
  • Promoting ethical business practices 
  • Consumer goods 
  • Changes in consumption 
  • E-commerce 

To reach him:

jacques.nantel@hec.ca
514 340-6421

E-commerce and digital marketing

 

Sylvain Amoros

Adjunct Professor, department of Marketing


Specializations

  • Search engine optimization and Google google algorithm update
  • Social media marketing, Tiktok and Meta algorithms (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Optimization of ecommerce platforms
  • Publishers ads monetization, email and marketing automation
  • Marketing technologies and GAFAM

To reach him:

sylvain.amoros@hec.ca
514 340-1264

 


 

Jean-françois ouellet

Associate Professor, department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Specializations

  • E-commerce
  • Entrepreneurial marketing for start-ups and small businesses 
  • AI and entrepreneurship 
  • Major leaders and innovators  
  • New product development 

To reach him:

jean-francois.ouellet@hec.ca
514 340-6932

 


 

Camille Grange

Associate Professor, department of Information Technologies


Specializations

  • Electronic commerce: consumers' information-seeking and decision-making process 
  • Social acceptance of new information technologies 
  • Responsible adoption of new information technologies 
  • Automated decision-making systems 

To reach her:

camille.grange@hec.ca
514 340-3615

 


 

Pierre-majorique léger

Professor, department of Information Technologies

Co-director Tech3Lab

Director ERPsim Lab

Chairholder of the Research Chair in User Experience

Researcher, Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO)


Specializations

  • User Experience
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technologies and Neuroscience
  • Enterprise resource planning

To reach him:

pierre-majorique.leger@hec.ca
514 340-7013

 


 

Jacques nantel

Professor Emeritus, department of Marketing


Specializations

  • Retail trade
  • Promoting ethical business practices
  • Consumer goods
  • Changes in consumption
  • E-commerce 

To reach him:

jacques.nantel@hec.ca
514 340-6421

 


 

Julie paquette

Associate Professor, department of Logistics and Operations Management


Specializations

  • E-commerce logistics: warehousing and last-mile deliveries 
  • Service Operations Management 
  • Supply chain and transportation management 
  • Operations and supply chain management in non-profit organizations 

To reach her:

julie.paquette@hec.ca
514 340-6745

For information

 

Émilie Novales

Senior Media Relations Advisor HEC Montréal
emilie.novales@hec.ca
438 520-3536


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