Dr. Roy is a full professor and Director of the Department of Logistics and Operations Management at HEC Montreal where he is also Director of the Carrefour logistique, a university-industry forum on Supply Chain Management and Director of the research group CHAÎNE that is conducting research activities in the field of Supply Chain Management. He was also Director, Research and Publication and Director, Training, at the Montreal based International Aviation Management Training Institute. As such, Dr. Roy participated actively in the design and delivery of Airline, Airport and Civil Aviation Management Courses aimed at middle and senior managers from all over the world. He was also responsible for conducting several aviation management related projects.
Professor Roy graduated with a B.Sc. from the Royal Military College in Saint-Jean and completed his education with an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in Business Administration at École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal, (now HEC Montréal). Prior to his teaching career, Dr. Roy was employed as an aerospace engineering officer with the Canadian Armed Forces. He also possesses many years of experience as a management consultant with several large Canadian corporations and governmental organizations. His expertise lies in the areas of logistics and transportation management. Dr. Roy has authored several articles and publications in this subject area, and has participated in many conferences at both national and international levels. He is regularly invited to teach in the Aerospace MBA program offered by Toulouse Business School.