Canadian Sustainable Finance Network

As a research and educational network for academia, industry, and government, the Canadian Sustainable Finance Network (CSFN) aims to bring together a talented network of university faculty members and relevant members from industry, government, and civil society. The Network is essential to sharing learnings, and strives to open the door to new research topics as well as creating partnerships with other entities from across Canada and globally.

Our Researchers

Sean Cleary

Sean Cleary, PhD, CFA
Executive Director, Institute for Sustainable Finance
sean.cleary@queensu.ca

Sean Cleary is the BMO Professor of Finance and Founding Director of the Master of Finance program at Smith School of Business, Queen’s University. He holds a PhD in finance from the University of Toronto, an MBA, an Institute of Corporate Directors designation, and is a CFA charterholder. He has authored 14 finance textbooks and has published more than 30 research articles, with his work having been cited nearly 3,500 times.

Ryan Riordan

Ryan Riordan, PhD
Director of Research
ryan.riordan@queensu.ca

Ryan Riordan is the Associate Professor & Distinguished Professor of Finance at Smith School of Business, Queen’s University. Prior to joining Smith, Ryan was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and an Assistant Professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. His work has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial Markets among many others.

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