Experts: NAFTA


Published: 11Oct2017

“Contentious new U.S. demands are set to hit NAFTA negotiating tables on Wednesday, threatening to push modernization talks toward collapse as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau again tries to remind U.S. President Donald Trump of the trade pact's merits.” (BNN)

Andrea Bjorklund, Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University

She’s a renowned expert in international arbitration and litigation, international trade and international investment. She previously worked in the Legal Adviser’s Office at the U.S. Department of State and at the U.S. International Trade Commission. She holds the L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and Commercial Law. 
Andrea.bjorklund [at], cellphone available upon request (English)

Kenneth Lester, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Prof. Lester teaches Applied Investments at the B. Com. and MBA level in the School of Management and is the Chief Investment Officer at Desautels Capital Inc, a company formed within McGill University where his Honours in Investment Management students manage equity and fixed income funds. He’s also president and CEO of Lester Asset Management Inc, a portfolio management firm in Montreal.
klester [at], 514-849-5566 (English)