Jean‐Marc Mangin is the Executive Director of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the national voice for Canada’s 85,000 scholars, students and practitioners in the humanities and social sciences.
Mr. Mangin spent more than 15 years in the humanitarian “world” as a public servant with the UN, international NGOs and the Canadian Government. In 2006, he became the executive director of CUSO, one of the leading Canadian international development NGOs. As the 2009 Copenhagen climate change summit loomed, Mr. Mangin launched, as its first executive director, the TckTckTck/Global Campaign for Climate Action, a cross sector civil society initiative bringing together over 250 international organizations and networks in support of transformational change and rapid action to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
Mr. Mangin lived for nearly 10 years in Asia and Africa. Born in Manitoba, raised in Quebec, educated in BC and Ontario, Mr. Mangin holds an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Toronto.