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President, Montreal Economic Institute
After having been head of the Montreal Economic Institute from 1999 to 2006, Michel Kelly-Gagnon was president of the Quebec Employers Council until January 2009.
He graduated in law from the Université de Montréal. Early in his career he practiced law with Colas & Associates in Montreal, and then went into business as an associate of Formatrad, a company specializing in employee training.
Mr. Kelly-Gagnon is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society. He is president of the advisory committee of Global Ressources Humaines, a consulting firm specializing in human resources management and job placement. From 2006 to 2009, he served on the board of directors of Quebec Workers Compensation Board (CSST), a paragovernmental organization with an annual budget of over two billion dollars.