Professors associated with the Chair
Hugues Boisvert, Honorary Professor, Department of Accounting Studies and Founder of the CPA International Research Chair in Management Control, HEC Montréal
Hugues Boisvert headed the Chair as Founding Director from 2002 to 2014. He holds a PhD in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University, California. His areas of expertise are mainly focused on management accounting and control, comparative analysis, and activity-based costing. He is a member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec and became a Fellow of the Society of Accounting Managers of Canada in 1987 (FCA-FCMA).
Élodie Allain holds a PhD in Administration Sciences from the University of Rennes 1, France. Her teaching and research interests lie in the collection and use of cost systems information and achievement of environmental objectives in organisations.
Before joining the HEC Montréal faculty, Caroline Lambert was an associate professor at HEC Paris. She earned her PhD in Accounting in 2005 from Paris-Dauphine University. She received several awards for her research work, which is primarily focused on management accounting and control, the accounting profession and gender studies. It is interdisciplinary, critically oriented, and problem centered, drawing on sociology and social theory to understand organizational and managerial rationality, performance measurement and management on a more general basis.
Claude Laurin, Professor, Department of Accounting Studies and Faculty Affairs Director, HEC Montréal
Claude Laurin holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. He is currently editor in chief of Accounting Perspectives. His teaching and research interests focus on performance evaluation and governance of public and private organizations. A member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec, he became a Fellow (FCPA, FCMA) of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada in 2010.
Alexander Mersereau holds a Doctorate in Management Control from Paris – Dauphine University. His expertise and research interests focus on the areas of management control, organizational performance measurement, cost management and the transformation of the accounting function. Dr. Mersereau is a member of the Quebec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants and a fellow of CPA Canada.
Sophie Tessier holds a PhD from Lancaster University Management School. She is an associate professor in the Department of Accounting Studies and founder of the ACG (Association de Contrôle de Gestion), a network of researchers, teachers and practitioners interested in the broad area of management control in organizations. Her main field of interest is management control; she applies its concepts to the management of energy efficiency.
Johanne Turbide, Professor, Department of Accounting Studies and Sustainable Development Director, HEC Montreal
Johanne Turbide holds a PhD in Industrial and Business from Warwick University, in England. She is currently Sustainable Development Director and cofounder of Pôle IDEOS which relates to social organizations. Her research and teaching interests focus on the governance, strategic and financial management of non-profit organizations.
Michel Vézina, Professor, Department of Accounting Studies and Certificates Program Director, HEC Montréal
Michel Vézina holds a PhD in Administration Sciences from Montpellier II University, France. He is a full professor with HEC Montréal’s Department of Accounting Studies. He is a member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA-CA-IT)—and a Fellow since 2013. His teaching and research interests lie in measures of performance and MIS control.
Réal Jacques, Full-Time Lecturer, Certificates Program, Department of Accounting Studies, HEC Montréal
Réal Jacques holds a Master’s degree in Management Control from HEC Montréal. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec (CPA). He teaches in the areas of management control, budget control and pricing. He focuses on management control practices used in Quebec organizations and has a special interest for key performance indicators to measure manufacturing productivity.
Marie-Claude holds a Master’s degree in Management Control from HEC Montréal. She is a member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Quebec (CPA). Her teaching and pedagogical development interests are management accounting, cost management, management control and financial accounting.
Dima Mohanna, Postdoctoral Fellow, CPA International Research Chair in Management Control, HEC Montréal
Dima Mohanna carried out a thesis on the impact of cultural differences on budget practices at the University of Montpellier. Her research focuses on the behavior of managers/managers in relation to control systems.
Ève Lamargot, Doctoral Student (PhD in Administration, Management Control) at the CPA International Research Chair in Management Control, HEC Montréal
Ève Lamargot holds a Master’s degree in Management Science (Management Control) from Paris-Dauphine University and a Master of Science from Télécom École de Management. She is currently pursuing doctoral studies at HEC Montréal, following her master in Accounting Studies at the School (accelerated admission). Her teaching and research interests focus on management control systems, performance management and creativity.
Nicolas Levilly, Doctoral Student (PhD in Administration, Management Control) at the CPA International Research Chair in Management Control, HEC Montréal
Nicolas Levilly holds a Master of accounting, control and auditing from Université Paris-Est-Créteil-Val-de-Marne. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies at HEC Montréal. His research interests focus on the evolution of the role of management controllers in organizations in the era of digitalization.
Madalina Solcanu, Doctoral Student (PhD in Administration, Management Control) at the CPA International Research Chair in Management Control, HEC Montréal
Mădălina Solcanu is a member of the Québec CPA Order and holds a master’s degree in accounting, control and audit from the Université du Québec à Montréal. After several years of experience in a large accounting firm, she decided to devote herself to teaching and research. Her interests focus on the internal processes of organizations related to sustainable development.
The main purpose of Pauline Beau’s thesis is the management of psychosocial risks, including how organizations manage to prevent occupational stress, its different costs, and situations of suffering at work. Her research is based on a comparative study of several organizations, ranging from large auditing firms to a public hospital, to discuss the effectiveness and appropriateness of the psychosocial risk management systems used.
Isabelle Flachère’s thesis examines the impact of management tools on the representations, practices and roles of organizational players in the health sector. Her teaching and research interests include the use of management control mechanisms, related behavioural impacts and the management of health-care institutions.
Lambert Jerman holds a PhD in Management Sciences from Paris-Dauphine University. He is interested in exploring the daily work of preparers with regards to the application of IAS-IFRS standards.
Gulliver Lux defended his thesis in Management Sciences (Adoption et usage(s) des outils de gestion par les directeurs d’Établissements et Services Médico-Sociaux : état des lieux et facteurs explicatifs) at Rennes 1 University in 2013. sa thèse de doctorat en Sciences de Gestion à l’Université de Rennes 1 intitulée : «Adoption et usage(s) des outils de gestion par les directeurs d’Établissements et Services Médico-Sociaux : état des lieux et facteurs explicatifs». His research interests focus on medical services management, performance, the choice and use of control management tools as the interplay between key actors.
Hesham Yousef, PhD Student, Accounting Department, Faculty of Commerce, Cairo University & Assistant Lecturer, Accounting Department, Faculty of Commerce, Sohag University
Hesham Yousef’s research interest is on the implementation of the management accounting innovations in organizations, specifically, he aims to provide a comprehensive analysis and understanding of the adaptation process of the management accounting innovations in organizations and to clarify how different actors are engaged in this adaptation process.