Eric M. Meslin, Ph.D., FCAHS is President/CEO of the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) a not-for-profit organization that conducts independent evidence-based expert assessments of leading policy topics for the Government of Canada. He joined CCA in 2016, bringing more than 30 years of academic, professional, governmental experience. Prior to CCA, Meslin spent 15 years at Indiana University as Founding Director of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics, Associate Dean in the School of Medicine, and tenured Full Professor of Medicine; Medical & Molecular Genetic; Bioethics & Law; Public Health; Philosophy. Trained as a bioethicist, he held academic roles at the University of Toronto, University of Oxford, as Professor-at-Large at University of Western Australia, and as Pierre de Fermat Chaire d’ Excellence at the University of Toulouse. His professional roles included Bioethics Research Director of the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications program at the US National Human Genome Research Institute. He was then appointed Executive Director of the National Bioethics Advisory Commission established by President Bill Clinton which provided advice to the White House and the US Congress. Among his honors Dr. Meslin is a Chevalier de l’Ordre Nationale du Merite.