Program Faculty

You will work with some of the best management educators and industry experts in China and North America, who bring their experience and specialized knowledge to the classroom. Professors are award-winning teachers, widely published researchers and authors of many books, cases, and articles. They are experts at combining theory and practical application, and create a dynamic and engaging classroom discussion.

Dr. Wei Wang

Dr. Wang’s research interests are in bankruptcy restructuring, creditor control rights, distressed investing, and corporate governance. His research articles have been published in top finance journals such as the Journal of Finance and Journal of Financial Economics, and featured in various media such as the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, South China Morning Post, The Globe and Mail, and Business Week. He has acted as presenter and discussant at over 50 conferences and seminars. Dr. Wang is also the co-author of Corporate Financial Distress, Restructuring, and Bankruptcy: Analyze Leveraged Finance, Distressed Debt, and Bankruptcy (4th Edition).

Dr. Wei Wang

Director, Master of Finance - Beijing;
Associate Professor, RBC Fellow of Finance, Smith School of Business
Dr. Meng Miao

Dr. Miao is a graduate of University of Oxford, UK, and University of Tsinghua, China. He has published numerous papers including “Property Rights Protection and Investment: a Natural Experiment from China”. He has also been a tutor and guest lecturer on various programs in China and in the UK. Dr. Miao holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, an MSc in Financial Economics, and a PhD in Financial Economics.

Dr. Meng Miao

Academic Director;
Assistant Professor, Hanqing, Renmin University
Dr. Joseph Hu

Dr. Hu’s experience spans many years, including professorships at Renmin and National Chengchi University and Managing Directorships. He has worked as Senior Vice President, an Economist and completed his studies at schools in Taiwan, New Mexico, finally earning his PhD from Oklahoma State University.

Dr. Joseph Hu

Honorary Visiting Professor, Hanqing, Renmin University
Dr. Zhigang Qiu

Dr. Qiu has been an associate professor in Finance at Renmin University since 2015. In that time, he has engaged as a Research Fellow for the International Monetary Institute. Along with his 8 publications and 6 working papers, Dr. Qiu holds a PhD in Finance from the London School of Economics. He has been the recipient of numerous awards from various organizations including the Chinese National Science Foundation.

Dr. Zhigang Qiu

Associate Professor, Hanqing, Renmin University
Eric Sim

With a Bachelor of Engineering from National University of Singapore and an MSc in Finance from Lancaster University, Mr. Sim has built a distinguished career as a Manager, Director, Guest Lecturer, Associate Professor, and Founder. Eric is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and a TEDx speaker, including having led a talk entitled “Bankers Learning From Hawkers.

Eric Sim, CFA, PRM

Guest Lecturer, Smith School of Business
Dr. Liang Zou

Currently an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Amsterdam, Dr. Zou holds multiple degrees including a PhD in Applied Economics from Catholic University Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium. He has specialized in areas such as Theory of Choice under Risk, Hedge Funds Strategies & Risk Management, and China’s Economic Transition and Financial Markets.

Dr. Liang Zou

Guest Lecturer, Smith School of Business
Dr. Bo Hu

Dr. Hu holds his PhD in Finance from Renmin University. He has been teaching at Renmin since 2004, and currently he is the Associate Director at the School of Finance in Renmin University. Dr. Hu teaches courses including Insurance, Risk Management in Financial Institutions, Private Equity Capital and Venture Capital, and his research focuses on private equity & venture capital and insurance corporate management.

Dr. Bo Hu

Associate Dean;
Associate Professor, Renmin University
Dr. Wulin Suo

Dr. Suo has taught at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, the Mathematics Department of the University of British Columbia, and at Hebei University in China. Holding PhDs in Applied Mathematics and in Finance, Dr. Suo has specialized in Risk Management, Treasury, Asset Pricing, and more, and has extensive research experience in the areas of Computational and Mathematical Finance.

Dr. Wulin Suo

Associate Professor, Smith School of Business
Dr. Lynette Purda

Holding her PhD from Rotman School of Management, Dr. Purda brings a wealth of experience with her time in investment banking in oil and gas. She is known for combining Finance with International Business, Accounting, and Law. Dr. Purda has numerous journal publications including the Journal of International Business Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, and the American Law and Economics Review.

Dr. Lynette Purda

Associate Professor, RBC Fellow of Finance, Smith School of Business
Mr. Tom Anger

One of the architects of Smith School of Business' innovative MBA for Science and Technology - Canada's first specialized MBA - Mr. Anger is an authority on business curriculum development. He teaches Finance and Accounting on the Executive MBA program and plays a leading role in project advising for the Executive MBA participants, whilst integrating financial considerations into the curriculum.

Mr. Tom Anger

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Smith School of Business
Dr. Jean-Etienne de Bettignies

A Distinguished Professor of Business Economics, Dr. de Bettignies holds a PhD and MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. He has taught across many programs at Queen’s University, including the Full-Time MBA program. Dr. de Bettignies has published works in various journals including the Journal of Labor Economics, the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, and the International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Dr. Jean-Etienne de Bettignies

Professor, Business Economics, Smith School of Business
Dr. Guoshi Tong

Dr. Tong earned a BSc in Mathematics from Fudan University and from The University of British Columbia, as well as his PhD in Economics from UBC. He has published working papers in areas such as investment and equity, and has worked as an Economist at the Bank of Canada. Dr. Tong is the recipient of numerous honours and awards.

Dr. Guoshi Tong

Assistant Professor, Hanqing, Renmin University