Experts Available: NAFTA Renegotiation

Following the Trump administration’s letter to Congress indicating its intention to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, Carleton experts are available to comment.

Meredith Lilly
Associate Professor and Simon Reisman Chair in International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs


Lilly is an award-winning researcher and public policy expert. She served as Foreign Affairs and International Trade adviser to Canada’s prime minister from 2013 to 2015.  She has extensive experience in free-trade negotiations and international trade, public policy development, executive branch decision-making, international security matters and Canada-U.S. relations.

Dane Rowlands
Director, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and Associate Director, Infrastructure Protection and International Security Program

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 8884

Rowlands has been teaching at NPSIA since 1994. His primary research interests are in international debt, multilateral financial institutions, official development assistance and the international aspects of economic development. He also conducts research on international migration, peacekeeping and conflict and development. He has recently been teaching courses in international finance and conflict economics.

Ian Lee
Associate Professor, Sprott School of Business

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 2375

Lee has appeared multiple times before the House of Commons finance and Senate banking committees. He has been in every Government of Canada budget lockup since 2008. He attended pre-budget consultations with the Minister of Finance in 2009 and 2011.

He was employed in the financial services sector as a loan manager in consumer, mortgage and commercial credit for an American multinational and subsequently for the Bank of Montreal in the 1970s and early 1980s.

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