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.
With a faculty roster 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.
• 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
• In 9 of the last 11 years, the Financial Times has ranked Rotman in the Top 10 worldwide for its ‘Best in Finance’ category.
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.
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.
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.
Academic Director, Master of Finance and Senior Lecturer in Finance
PhD, York University
Winner of the Professor of the Year Teaching Excellence Award, MBA (2002), the Roger and Nancy Martin Award for Excellence in Teaching (2000) and the Harvey Rorke Memorial Prize (1998).
A faculty member in the Finance area of the Rotman School since 1996, her
research interests include efficiency of fixed income markets in Canada.