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Learn from the best

The finance faculty at Rotman is a mix of leading academics and seasoned industry professionals. Risk management and trading are core research strengths at the school.

Thought leaders in finance and risk

Rotman has top-ranked faculty that includes some of the world’s most widely-cited business researchers. Our professors have built a strong reputation for their ground-breaking scholarship, published work, industry knowledge, and authoritative insight into financial issues. They will challenge you through interactive discussions that draw upon the extensive knowledge and insights they have gained through years of experience in both business and academia.

Here is a selection of the faculty who teach in the MFRM program.

Heather-Anne Irwin

Heather-Anne Irwin

Academic Director, Master of Financial Risk Management, Assistant Professor, teaching stream

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John Hull

Co-founder, Master of Financial Risk Management, Maple Financial Group Chair in Derivatives and Risk Management, Professor of Finance, University Professor

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Susan Christoffersen

William A. Downe BMO Chair in Finance and Professor of Finance

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Redouane Elkamhi

Assistant Professor of Finance

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Walid Hejazi

Associate Professor of International Business


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Raymond Kan

National Bank Financial Professor in Capital Markets and Professor of Finance 

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Tom McCurdy

Bonham Chair in International Finance, Founder and Academic Director, BMO Financial Group Finance Research & Trading Lab and Professor of Finance

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Tony Peccia

Executive in Residence, Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer for Citibank Canada

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Kevin Wang

Associate Professor of Finance

Rotman's Master of Financial Risk Management

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Applications for 2021 entry are closed. 

Key Facts


  • 10 months, full-time


  • September, one intake per year

Tuition fee (2021 entry)

  • Domestic = $39,850 CAD
  • International = $66,650 CAD 

Employment rate

  • 88% (Classes of '17, '18, '19 & '20) 6 months after graduation


  • #2 in Canada
  • #5 in North America
  • #20 in the world

QS World University Rankings: Masters in Finance Rankings 2021