Board of Governors


André Du Sault, MPA 2000, Chair
Former President, Harvard Club of Québec (2012-15). Consultant and executive instructor in strategy, innovation and finance. Past head office delegate as country CFO for Novartis. Co-led the best merger operation of Novartis, worldwide. MBA from London Business School, Commonwealth Scholar, VP executive of Liberal Westmount riding association during Lucienne Robillard's tenure as cabinet minister.

Marc Novakoff, MBA 2003
Former President of the Harvard Club of Quebec (2015-18) and former President of the Harvard Business School Club of Montreal (2008-2014). Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Jarislowsky Fraser (Global Equity and Emerging Markets). Previously worked for CIBC World Markets in investment banking (Industrial Growth Group) in New York City and as an engineer and cost controller for Pratt & Whitney Canada in Montreal. Assistant instructor at McGill Aikido (black belt - 2nd Dan).

Han-Ru Zhou, LLM 2005, DPhil (Oxon) 2013

Former President of the Harvard Club of Québec (2018-20). Associate Professor of Law at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Law. Sproul Fellow and Senior Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley (2017-18). Boulton Fellow, McGill University (2009-10). Law Clerk to the Honourable Madam Justice Marie Deschamps at the Supreme Court of Canada (2006-7). Member of the Québec Bar.

Dr. Hilliard Goldfarb, AL AM74, PHD80
Senior curator (collections) and curator old masters, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Past chief curator at Stewart Gardner museum in Boston. Organized and led the hugely successful exhibition on Venice. Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la République Française.

Jean René Halde, MBA 1972
Corporate director. Chairman of the board, ETS. Past CEO of BDC (2005-2015), Livingston group (1995-2001), Culinar (1987-1994), Atlantique Video & Sound (1981 - 1984), Metro-Richelieu (1978-1984). Great interest in developing Canadian entrepreneurship. Avid golfer.

John Parisella, JFK, Senior Management Certificate
Executive director of Campus Montreal, responsible for campaign financing. Fellow at Cerium. Quebec's Delegate General in New York. Author, instructor, blogger and political analyst in a wide range of media. President of BCP. Former chief of staff for R Bourassa and D Johnson. Senior advisor to former Premier Jean Charest.