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Heather-Anne E. Irwin

Heather-Anne E. Irwin

Lecturer of Finance
Co-Director, Rotman Master of Financial Risk Management program

Degrees:

MBA, Schulich School of Business, York University
BSc. Eng., Queen's University

Phone:

416-908-4209

Bio

Heather-Anne Irwin is a Lecturer. She is the Executive Director of the Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation and founding President of Women in Capital Markets. Heather-Anne teaches MBA Finance courses - with the prospective from having been involved in the capital markets industry for 17 years, as an Investment Banker (both finance and M&A), New Issue Equity specialist (ECM) and Fixed Income specialist (DCM). The emphasis in her courses is on applying theory to practical situations by using actual transactions and what is currently happening in today's capital markets.

Academic Positions

  • 2003 - Present

    Adjunct Professor of Finance , Rotman School of Managment, University of Toronto

Non-Academic Positions

  • 2004 - present

    Executive Director, Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation

  • 1996 - 2005

    Equity Capital Markets - VP and Director, TD Securities

  • 1989 - 1996

    VP Investment Banking; Debt Capital Markets, Nesbitt Burns Inc. (and Burns Fry)

  • 1986-1989

    AVP - Fixed Income, Citicorp New York and Citibank Canada

Research and Teaching Interests

Heather-Anne Irwin teaches MBA Finance courses - with the prospective from having been involved in the capital markets industry for 16 years, as an Investment Banker (both finance and M&A), New Issue Equity Specialist and Bond Trader. The emphasis in her courses is on applying theory to practical situations by using actual transactions and what is currently happening in today's market.

Honors and Awards

  • 1999

    Business and Professions Award, YWCA Women of Distinction

  • 2003 and 2006

    Prof of the Year, Rotman - MBA, Graduate Business Council Award

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Women in Capital Markets - Founding President, currently Chair of Mentorship

  • International Women's Forum

Academic / Professional Service

  • 2002 - present

    Board Member, Philbrooks Boatyard Ltd.

  • 2001 - 2007

    Board Member, Centre For Addiction and Mental Health Foundation

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