Richard Leblanc is an associate professor of Law, Corporate Governance & Ethics at York University. His research expertise is in corporate governance, specifically, the effectiveness of boards of directors, and the recruitment, education and assessment of individual directors, including their skills, competencies and behaviors. Governmental, regulatory, industry and shareholder associations have drawn on Professor Leblanc’s expertise and work. Dr. Leblanc has served as an external advisor to boards that have won national awards and peer endorsement from institutional shareholders for their corporate governance practices. He has been published in both academic and practitioner journals. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.