Dr. David Bensoussan of Quebec holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from McGill University. He has been a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Quebec’s L’École de technologie supérieure (EST) since 1980. Dr. Bensoussan has served as President of the Communauté Sépharade Unifiée du Québec and has been involved in philanthropic and community organizations for many years. He has also served as a member of Canada’s Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security and the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada’s Selection Advisory Board. He has published extensively in the telecommunications and energy fields and has filed a large number of patents. He has also written a number of literary works, including a Bible commentary (The Bible in its Cradle), a book of souvenirs (The son of Mogador), a historical novel (King Solomon’s Riddle), a historical essay (Spain of the Three Religions, Once upon a time in Morocco) and an art Book (A Jewish Wedding in Mogador) in collaboration with Asher Knafo. His other accomplishments include receiving a fellowship from the Matsumae International Foundation in Japan in 1988, the literary Price Haïm Zafrani from the Elie Wiesel Institute in Paris and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award.