CLAUDE-ANDRE GUILLOTTE, project co-lead of the SSHRC-funded Co-opConvert project and the project's Québec lead, is Associate Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship at the School of Management of the Université de Sherbrooke. He mainly teaches entrepreneurship with the Bachelor of Business Administration and Strategy with the Executive MBA. His research interests include cooperative entrepreneurship, strategic management of cooperatives and mutuals, corporate governance and cooperative law. Claude-André is also Director of the Research and Education Institute for Cooperatives and Mutuals at the Université de Sherbrooke (IRECUS). At IRECUS, Claude-André is responsible for research, partnerships, and the strategic mandates led by students in the cooperative and mutual profile of the MBA. Claude-André holds a degree in Civil Law from the University of Ottawa and holds a Master's degree in Management and Governance of Cooperatives and Mutual Societies from the Université de Sherbrooke and a Doctorate in Management from the Université de Sherbrooke on the creation of cooperative value. He is a trainer and speaker to varied audiences.