Madelaine Drohan is a senior fellow at the Graduate School for Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa. She is an award-winning writer, editor, trainer and veteran journalist. During her career, she covered business and politics in Canada, Europe, Africa and Asia, culminating with a 13-year stint as Canada correspondent for The Economist.

She is the author of The 9 Habits of Highly Successful Resource Economies: Lessons for Canada, a 2012 research report for the Canadian International Council. Her book, Making a Killing: How and why corporations use armed force to do business, was published by Random House in Canada and The Lyons Press in the US. It won the Ottawa Book Award and was short-listed for the National Business Book of the Year.

Her fellowships and awards include the Reuters Fellowship at the University of Oxford (1998), the Hyman Solomon Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism (2001), the Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership media fellowship (2004-2005) and the Prime Ministers of Canada fellowship (2015-2016).

She has been a volunteer director for the North-South Institute, Transparency International Canada and Partnership Africa Canada, where she was also president.


Training Workshop

Michael Rose, Prangtip Daorueng, Madelaine Drohan
Thailand 2006


PM Justin Trudeau, September 2016

Economist Canada Summit

Toronto 2015