Experts: NAFTA negotiations in Montreal


Published: 22Jan2018

A sixth round of NAFTA negotiations is taking place this week in Montreal, with key players say the focus is on constructive discussion.” (CTV News)


Kryzsztof Pelc, Political Science, McGill University

Professor Pelc research examines the international political economy, with a focus on international rules. He also look at the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

kj.pelc [at] (English, French)


Andrea Bjorklund, 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.

She’s in the UK right now. She’s reachable by email.

Andrea.bjorklund [at] (English)


Ken Lester, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Adjunct professor Ken 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)

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