Professor Richard Leblanc is one of Canada’s leading experts on corporate governance and accountability. He is an award-winning teacher and researcher, lawyer, public speaker, consultant, and specialist on boards of directors. He has taught at leading universities including Harvard University. He is a former recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40™award; received a teaching award as one of the top five university teachers in Ontario; and was named to Canadian Who’s Who.
Dr. Leblanc brings to business and professional audiences a depth of information from his extensive research and work with over 150 organizations; and training, assessment and development of over 1,000 directors and managers. He is engaging, dynamic and personable. Because of his work with leading companies and current research, Richard is always on the cutting edge of emerging global developments.
Dr. Leblanc possesses an extensive and diversified professional network. He is the founder of the LinkedIn Group “Boards and Advisors,” with over 14,000 members globally, which is the largest and most active online corporate governance group. His work, directly or indirectly, has impacted companies throughout the world, including those that have used Richard’s methodology to strengthen their governance effectiveness and accountability practices.
Dr. Leblanc possesses a Bachelor of Science degree, an MBA, Canadian and American law degrees, a Masters in Law, and a PhD focusing on corporate governance.