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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 22, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Objectives and governance


  • to offer a combination of workshops, seminars and conferences to facilitate interaction among finance researchers
  • to procure and fund databases and other research resources for faculty and graduate students
  • to facilitate academic training of finance students
  • to forge ties with other research institutions, universities, governments, and private sector organizations
  • to host visiting scholars in the finance area


Fabricio Perez, Associate Professor of Finance, WLU

Advisory board

Phelim Boyle, Professor of Finance, WLU

Michelle Comello-Lennox, Assistant Vice President, Manulife Financial

Heather Graham, Manager, Conestoga Chapter, Insurance Institute of Ontario

Scott Hendry, Director of Research, Funds Management and Banking Department, Bank of Canada

Subhankar Nayak, Associate Professor of Finance, WLU

Andriy Shkilko, Associate Professor of Finance, WLU

Tony Tang, Associate Professor of Finance, WLU

Jin Wang, Assistant Professor of Finance, WLU