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Faculty and Research

No other business school in Canada can boast of our professors’ stellar reputation for their groundbreaking research, published work, and authoritative insight into finance issues.

World-Class Faculty

With a faculty roster ranked 7th in the world by the Financial Times that boasts some of today’s top finance thought leaders and world-class research capabilities, Rotman represents the pinnacle of academic achievement in finance today. Our professors have built a stellar reputation for their ground-breaking research, their published work, and their authoritative insight into finance issues. They will be your teachers, mentors and team builders, spurring you to think in ways you never imagined. 

They include:

• The largest number of leading-edge management educators in Canada

• Of the 11 fellows of the prestigious Royal Society of Canada teaching at Canadian business schools, four are employed by the Rotman School

Our Faculty

Heather-Anne IrwinHeather-Anne Irwin
Adjunct Professor of Finance

MBA, Schulich School of Business, York University
Bachelor of Engineering, Queen’s University

Heather-Anne Irwin has been involved in the capital markets industry for 17 years, as an investment banker (both in finance and M&A), new issue equity specialist, and in fixed income with Citicorp (New York) & Citibank Canada, Nesbitt Burns Inc., and TD Securities Inc. The founding president of Women in Capital Markets, she has been teaching Finance at the Rotman School since 2003 and has had the honour of being named Professor of the Year — a Graduate Business Council award.


Alan WhiteAlan White
Peter L. Mitchelson/SIT Investment Associates Foundation Chair in Investment Strategy and Professor of Finance

PhD, University of Toronto

A member of the Moody’s academic advisory panel and associate editor of The Journal of Derivatives.

Well known for his work with Professor John Hull on stochastic volatility, as well as for the Hull-White interest rate model, used by financial institutions in trading rooms globally. His current research is predominantly in the analysis of credit risk.


John HullJohn Hull
Program Co-Director, Master of Finance, Professor of Finance and Maple Financial Group Chair in Derivatives and Risk Management

PhD, Cranfield University

Recognized as one of the world’s pre-eminent derivatives experts, John Hull is the author of Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives, Risk Management and Financial Institutions, and Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets. All are widely used in trading rooms and business schools around the world.

In 2011, received a lifetime achievement award from Risk, one of the world’s leading financial risk management magazines.

Strengths of the Rotman MFin

Professor Alan White teaches in the MFin program

Finance Professor John Hull on Sub-Prime Mortgages

John Hull is internationally renowned for his work on derivatives

Professor Heather-Anne Irwin on the New Issue Syndicate

Professor Irwin teaches in the MFin program

Contact the Master of Finance Program

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