Armand de Mestral is professor emeritus and Jean Monnet Chair in the Law of International Economic Integration at McGill University and a CIGI senior fellow. He is an expert in international economic law. He has taught constitutional law, law of the sea, public international law, international trade law, international arbitration, European Union law and public international air law. He has prepared books, articles and studies in English and French on international trade law and on Canadian and comparative constitutional and international law. He has served on World Trade Organization and North American Free Trade Agreement dispute settlements and public and private arbitration tribunals. He was made a member of the Order of Canada in December 2007.