President, Trudeau Foundation
Prior to joining the Trudeau Foundation, Pierre-Gerlier Forest was an Assistant Deputy Minister with Health Canada. He was appointed to the G.D.W. Cameron Chair in 2003 before serving as Chief Scientist (2004-2006). Well known for his work in the areas of health policy and governance of healthcare organizations, Dr. Forest also held the position of Director of Research, Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (Romanow Commission). He spent most of his academic career at the Université Laval in Québec, where he was Professor of Policy Analysis and Public Management in the Department of Political Science from 1990 to 2007. He holds adjunct professorships with the Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, and l’École nationale d’administration publique (Québec).