François Brouard is a bilingual Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA) and Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (B.A.A.) from HEC Montréal, a master’s degree in Accounting (M.Sc.) from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR). He is an associate professor in the accounting group (taxation and financial accounting) at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University.

He is the founding director of the Sprott Centre for Social Enterprises/