The ISM is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 by the four Montreal universities. The administrative structure of the ISM comprises: a director, a steering committee and an administrative council. Everyday affairs of the Institute are handled by the Director and the Administrative Director.

Steering Committee


  • Jacques Beauvais, Vice-Rector (Research), Université de Sherbrooke
  • Edwin Bourget, Vice-Rector (Research), Université Laval
  • Graham Carr, Vice-President (Research and Graduate Studies), Concordia
  • Robert Gagné, Director (Research), HEC Montréal
  • Marie-Josée Hébert, Vice-Rector (Research), Université de Montréal
  • Christopher P. Manfredi, Vice-Principal (Academic), McGill
  • Robert W. Mantha, Vice-Rector (Research and Development), UQTR
  • Catherine Mounier, Vice-Rector (Research), UQAM


Former ISM Directors