Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management

Pursuant to the University Statutes, an Advisory Committee to the Principal and Vice-Chancellor has been struck for the selection of a Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management.

For more information about advisory committees, please consult:

The composition of the Committee is as follows:

Professor Christopher Manfredi, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), Chair

Senate Representatives:

Professor Salwa Karboune

Professor Johanne Poirier

Professor Markus Poschke

Professor David Stephens

Faculty Representatives:

Professor Francesca Carrieri

Professor John-Paul Ferguson

Professor Mehmet Gumus

Professor Desmond Tsang

Board of Governors Representative:

Mr. Don Lewtas

Ms. Samira Sakhia

Student Representatives:

Ms. Meghan McCoubrey, PGSS

Ms. Sinthura Chandramohan, SSMU

Mr. Jonathan Gurvey, SSMU


Ms. Edyta Rogowska, Secretary-General

The Principal is an ex-officio member of the Advisory Committee.

1. Nominations and Comments to the Committee

The Advisory Committee has a mandate to find individuals best qualified to lead the Desautels Faculty of Management in the years ahead. It welcomes nominations and expressions of interests for the position. Please see the position description below.

In addition, to guide its deliberations, the Committee welcomes input from members of the McGill community.

All comments may be sent to Ms. Edyta Rogowska, Secretary-General by email at advisories [at] All comments will be treated in strict confidence by the Committee.

Guiding questions:

1. In your view, what are the opportunities, challenges and priorities facing the University and the Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management over the next 5-10 years which are relevant to the advisory process?

2. What are the required and desirable characteristics, leadership skills, qualifications and experience of candidates for the position of Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management? Please refer to the position profile, referenced below.

Application Process:

McGill is partnering with the executive search firm Perrett Laver on this search process. Applications should include in PDF format a full curriculum vitae and cover letter describing briefly how the candidate meets the selection criteria, why the appointment is of interest and what they believe they can bring to the role.

Further information, including details of how to apply, can be downloaded at quoting reference 4874. For informal inquiries, please contact Benjamin.Crase [at] Interested candidates are asked to submit applications by 12 p.m. (noon) Eastern Time on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

Members of the McGill community with questions relating to the selection process may contact Ms. Edyta Rogowska, Secretary-General by email at advisories [at]

Reference Material:

PDF icon 2020 Advertisment Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management

PDF icon 2020 Position Profile Dean of Desautels Faculty of Management

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