Independent Audit Committee

The Independent Audit Committee advises SSHRC’s president on the efficiency and effectiveness of SSHRC’s risk management, as well as its internal control and governance frameworks and processes. To this end, the committee reviews core areas of SSHRC management, control, accountability and reporting in an integrated, risk-focused and systematic way.


Paul Bates
Assistant Professor of Leadership and Advancement Officer, McMaster Divinity College


Élaine Cousineau Phénix
President, Phénix Capital Inc.

Claire M. Morris
Member, Board of Governors of St. Thomas University, and Senior Advisory Panel to the Auditor General of Canada

Ted Hewitt
SSHRC President

Martha Crago
Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation), McGill University, Montréal, Quebec