Suzanne Fortier is the Principal of McGill University, as announced March 5, 2013 by McGill's Board of Governors. She is the university's 17th Principal and Vice-Chancellor, and assumed her new responsibilities September, 5th 2013.
From January 16, 2006 until March 4, 2013 she was the President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), a Canadian government division that provides grants for research in the natural sciences and in engineering.
She received her B.Sc. and Ph.D. from McGill University. Her research interests are in the field of protein crystallography.
Her homepage at Queen's University