Office of the Vice-Principal, Administration and Finance

Managing our environment, resources, and people

McGill's Office of the Vice-Principal, Administration and Finance manages the university's financial resources, human resources, information technology services, and facilities management and ancillary services. Find out about who we are and what we do.

Yves Beauchamp
Vice-Principal, Administration and Finance

Yves Beauchamp is the Vice Principal, Administration and Finance, McGill University. Prior thereto, he was Full Professor of Industrial Engineering, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). Dr. Beauchamp was also Vice-Rector responsible for the development of the new Outremont campus of Université de Montréal and Director General at the ÉTS. At ÉTS, supported by a strong management team, he revitalized this university as a training ground for engineers, which became one of the largest in Canada under his leadership. He also held an academic position at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Over the course of his career, Dr. Beauchamp has received numerous awards and acknowledgements, including the Knight of the National Order of Québec, the Médaille de l’Assemblée Nationale of the Government of Québec, a recognition from the Order of Engineers of Québec for outstanding achievement in research and teaching, the Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and both Queen Elizabeth II Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals. He is a member of several professional associations and has been appointed to serve on numerous boards of directors. Dr. Beauchamp has also contributed to the development of his field through the publication of peer-reviewed articles, research reports published by the Québec Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute and other academic writings. Dr. Beauchamp holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Industrial Safety and Hygiene from Université de Québec à Trois-Rivières, as well as a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of West Virginia.