Armand de Mestral
Armand de Mestral is Emeritus Professor at McGill University and holds the Jean Monnet Chair in Law. From 2002–2008 he was co‐director of the Institute of European Studies at McGill Université de Montréal. Before that, he served as an Interim Director at the Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University from 1998–2002. Since 2014, he has been a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation. His recent publications include: International Law 7th Ed, 2006 (co‐author), Law and Practice of International Trade (2nd edition; 1999); The North American Free Trade Agreement – A Comparative Study, Hague Academy of International Law, Receuil des cours (2000). Armand de Mestral served as a panellist and arbitrator in disputes under WTO, CUFTA and NAFTA. He was a member of the Canadian Delegation to the UN Law of the Sea Conference between 1973 and 1980. Furthermore, he was a consultant to NACEC and Law Commission of Canada. He was president of the Canadian Red Cross Society from 1999 to 2001 and was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in December 2007.